Chain thief fined $25,000

first_imgOne of the three men accused of stealing a chain and ring in December 2017, owned up to his wrongdoing, while the two others who were missing in action, had arrest warrants issued for them when the case was called up at the Wales Magistrate’s Court.Leslie Jane of Lot 41 Inner Bagotville, West Bank Demerara, was ordered to pay a $25,000 fine by Magistrate Annette Singh after he admitted to being in possession of Kevon John’s stolen jewellery.It was disclosed in court that a silver chain and ring were stolen from John on December 17.According to the prosecution’s case, Police retrieved the items at Jane’s Bagotville home. The self-confessed jewel thief agreed with the prosecution’s facts and was duly fined by the Magistrate, who told Jane that he will spend one month in jail if he falters in paying the $25,000 fine.Magistrate Singh also ordered that the chain and the ring be returned to the Virtual Complainant.The VC informed the court that the two accomplices, Akeem Jones and Javid Rampersaud, were out on bail prior to last Thursday’s court hearing. The Magistrate issued arrest warrants and adjourned their matter for January 25.last_img read more