Police have arrested and jointly charged Carlton Dennie, 29 years old businessman of Cane Hall and Rohiji Spence, 23 years old businessman of Prospect with the offences of burglary and handling stolen goods on 23.09.2021.
According to investigations, the accused men allegedly between 8:45 pm on 09.09.2021 and 10:00 am on 10.09.2021 entered tent #6 at the decommissioned ET Joshua Airport Tarmac as trespassers and stole several grocery items valued at $8,823.00ECC, the property of the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Both men were further charged with having in their possession several grocery items reasonably suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained at Queens Drive on 16.09.2021.
The Accused men appeared before the Kingstown Magistrate Court to answer the charges and pleaded not guilty. They were granted bail in the sum of $5000.00 each with one (1) surety. The matter was adjourned to 7.12.2021.