[www.inewsguyana.com] – Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan imposed a fine and sentenced a Labourer to community service after he pleaded guilty to breaking and entering and the unlawful possession of marijuana.
Davo Paul of Front Road Tabatinga, Rupununi pleaded guilty to the allegation which stated that between December 17 and December 18 at Tabatinga Drive., he broke and entered into the home of Allistair Charlie and stole a laptop valued $140,000.
He also accepted the charge which read that on December 18 at the Lethem Police Station, he had in his possession three grams of marijuana.
Paul, in his explanation to the Court, alleged that he was walking pass the VC’s home when he saw the laptop at the window on a desk and subsequently took it. Meanwhile, on the narcotics charge, he alleged that an unnamed individual sent him to purchase the drug.
The Magistrate fined Paul $7,000 with 40 hours of community service to be served at the Lethem Police Station on the narcotics charge, along with a $50,000 fine on the break and enter charge or a default 8 weeks imprisonment.