A father and his two sons were, today, charged with ‘larceny of cattle’ when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
David Edwards, 51 years; Peter Edwards, 30 years; and Cleveland Edwards, 21 years, were each placed on $25,000 bail, and are to make their next court appearance on March 02, at the Lethem Magistrate’s court where the case has been transferred.
The charge stated that between Monday January 18 and Tuesday January 19, 2016, the three men stole a cow valued $75,000, and belonging to Randolph Gilbert, in Region Nine (Upper Essequibo-Upper Takutu).
The father and his sons were arrested on Wednesday last when they were found in possession of the carcass of a stolen animal by Police ranks investigating a report of larceny of cattle at Annai, North Rupununi.
The Police said, acting on information received, ranks arrested David Edwards and his two sons “in whose possession was found the carcass of the stolen animal”.