Stall holder charged for purchasing $1.4M worth of stolen items

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A stall holder accused of purchasing a number of stolen items, knowing that they were stolen, found himself before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday.

Kelston Adams

Kelston Adams, 38, of 738 Lot “Y” Cummings Lodge however, denied the charge read to him by the Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan.

That charge alleged that he on December 6, and 13, 2017 at Stabroek Market, Georgetown received three motor vehicle batteries, three amplifiers and one 3300 volt generator, valued at approximately $1.4 million, property of Leonard Sutchingyong knowing same to be illegally obtained.

Police Prosecutor, Arvin Moore revealed that all of the items mentioned in the charge were found in the home of the accused. He however, had no objections to bail being granted.

As such, Magistrate McLennan granted same in the sum of $70,000. Adams is expected back in Court on January 3, 2018.

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