Alleged St Elizabeth 'cow thief' remanded

Friday, July 26, 2013 | 2:42 PM    

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ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — One of four men who were taken into custody in relation to the larceny of cattle in Malvern, St. Elizabeth on July 17, was remanded when he appeared before the Black River Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, July 23.

He is 24-year-old Donwayne Wright of Ridge Pen district, Watchwell, St Elizabeth. 

Wright and three other men were arrested when a group of police officers intercepted a truck in which they were travelling. 

The cattle were discovered in the back of the truck. 

Further investigations revealed that the five animals were stolen from a farmer in the area. 

Wright was then charged on July 23 with Larceny of Cattle. He is to reappear before the Black River Resident Magistrate’s Court on August 14, 2013.

The other three men who were taken into custody by the Malvern Police were questioned and released.




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