[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 19 – year – old mason of East Ruimveldt Housing Scheme, Georgetown, was today remanded to prison on two counts of break and enter and larceny charge.
Before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, Anfernee Catzlaar pleaded not guilty to both offences, one of which stated that on Wednesday, October 1 at Pineapple Street, East Ruimveldt, he broke and entered the dwelling house of Rhonda Simmons and stole one 42 inch flat screen television valued $180,000.
In addition to that, he also denied that on the same day at Pineapple Street, he stole two laptops, one HTC cellular phone, one blackberry cellular phone, one haversack and $500 US among other items, together valued over $1.1M.
Representing the defendant was Attorney – at – law, Mark Conway, who in his bail application, told the Court that his client is the father of a five month old baby.
Meanwhile, Police Prosecutor, Michael Gant opposed bail on the grounds of the nature, gravity and prevalence of the offences and the fact that he has pending matters in another court. The Court also heard that he is wanted at the Diamond Police station for another matter.
The Prosecution’s objection was upheld and the matter stands adjourned to October 14.