Youth accused of shop-breaking charged

Youth accused of shop-breaking charged

Friday, July 03, 2020

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EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD Kenroy Patterson of Hart Street, Old Harbour, in St Catherine was arrested and charged with shop-breaking and larceny after he was allegedly captured on a closed-circuit television (CCTV) breaking into a store on East Street, Old Harbour, on Monday.

Police reported that between the hours of 3:00 am and 8:00 am, Patterson used an object to smash the front glass door of a store then stole several electronic gadgets, including cellular phones and tablets, with an estimated value of $250,000. He was subsequently arrested and charged.

The police said they also arrested and charged 27-year-old Shallando Moore, a vendor of Darling Drive, Old Harbour, in St Catherine, with receiving stolen property after two of the stolen phones were found at his businessplace.

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