Three charged after residents intercept stolen FLOW cables in St Ann
ST ANN, Jamaica – Quick action by residents of Mines district in St Ann resulted in the recovery of $1.4 million worth of FLOW cable wires and the arrest of three people.
Arrested and charged are 27-year-old construction worker Bryan Sinclair from Chester district; Oran Walker, also known as Melvin, 28, from Mines district; and 28-year-old Sidean ‘Sid’ Richards, a tour guide from Seville Heights, all in St Ann.
They have been charged with simple larceny, receiving stolen property, and malicious destruction of property.
Sinclair, who was reportedly driving the Voxy, has been slapped with additional charges of breaching the condition of bail and driving away a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.
Police said Sinclair, who is on bail and curfew order, was held during his curfew hours. The owner of the Voxy he was driving indicated that he drove away the vehicle without consent.
Reports reaching Observer Online indicate that all three went to Mines District in two separate vehicles. There, FLOW cable wires were damaged and stolen.
Residents reportedly received information on the theft, set up roadblocks, and intercepted a motor truck and a Toyota Voxy with the three accused.
They were detained until the police arrived and took them into custody.