Bus conductor accused of stealing cellular phones charged

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – A bus conductor was charged with burglary and larceny following an incident on East Street in Old Harbour, St Catherine on May 31.

Charged is 37-year-old Shane Heron of North Street, also in Old Harbour in the parish.

Reports are that about 3:20 am, Heron pried a window to a woman’s house, entered and stole two cellular phones.

The woman was awakened by sounds inside her room and saw Heron. She made an alarm, however, he ran. The woman went to the police station later that morning to make an official report, when she saw Heron, who was arrested for another breach. She pointed him out to the police.

Heron was searched and the woman’s cellular phones were found on him.

He was subsequently arrested and charged after he gave a caution statement.

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