La Penitence man remanded to prison for breaking into building of Chief Justice


[]Forty – six – year Oswald Wickland of East La Penitence appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Providence Magistrate’s Court, charged with the offence of breaking and entering the building of Ian Chang, the Chief Justice.

The unemployed man pleaded not guilty to the offence and was remanded to prison until December 9.

Prosecutor Sergeant Shellon Daniels told the Court that between December 27 – 29, 2012, the man broke into the Nandy Park, East Bank Demerara building of the Chief Justice and stole two Electrical Circular saw valued $150, 000, two electrical grinders valued $90, 000, two hammer drills valued $150, 000, one DVD player valued $25, 000, three drop cords valued $30, 000, 1.5 gallon compound filler valued $12, 000 and two gallons of paint valued $12, 000; a total value of $357000 and property of Ian Chang.

Prosecutor Daniels told the Court that Mr. Chang had secured his building during the time in question and subsequently received information that the house was broken into.

The accused was seen on the surveillance camera and on December 3, 2013 he was found and arrested.



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