17 – Year – old charged for stealing $140,000



court[www.inewsguyana.com] – Seventeen – year – old Suzanne Trapp of Farm Village, East Bank Essequibo accused of stealing ‘box hand money’ was remanded to prison today, Wednesday June 11, pending a probation report.

She pleaded guilty to the offence of Simple Larceny, particulars of which stated on May 18 at Freeman Street, East La Penitence, Georgetown; she stole $140,000 cash, property of Talicia Vincent.

Police Prosecutor, Seon Blackman said the accused teenage girl is known to the victim and she would normally get her hair and nails done at Shondel’s Professional Touch hair salon, where the VC works.

On the day in question, about 11:30 hrs the accused went to the Salon and saw when the victim placed the said cash in her bag and then into the drawer.

The victim left to collect a glass of water for the accused and upon her return, Trapp drank the water and left. Subsequently, Vincent made checks for the cash and discovered that the money was missing.

The matter was reported to the Police and after an investigation was carried out, the defendant was arrested and charged.

The unrepresented teenager said she is willing to repay the virtual complainant (VC) and the case will call again on June 16.



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