Two Charged With Housebreaking and Larceny

Two persons are to face the court to answer to the charge of Housebreaking and Larceny committed in Kingston West and St.Elizabeth Divisions.

Charged are:

  • A 16-year-old boy; and
  • Fifty-four-year-old Conroy Lawrence, a taxi operator of Fyffes Pen, St. Elizabeth.

The teenager was charged after he was implicated in the Monday, March 11th break-in at a  business place at the intersection of Spanish Town Road and West street in Kingston. Reports are that the complainant securely locked his business place and left. On his return, he found the locks to the establishment removed, the door open and grocery items and appliances removed from the store. 

The teenager was arrested on Wednesday, December 11th and subsequently charged on Saturday, December 21 following a question and answer session.

His court date is being finalized.

Portland teen remanded in custody

A teenager was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Portland Parish Court on Wednesday, December 18 to answer to charges stemming from breaches of the Larceny Act.

The teen was charged in relation to a Monday, December 16 incident in Port Antonio, Portland. It is alleged that about 6:00 p.m., the teen broke a glass window at the back of a shop, entered and stole a cellular phone. The Police were alerted and the teen was accosted and searched. The stolen item was found in a bag that he had in his possession.         

He is to reappear before the Port Antonio Children’s  Court on Monday, January 13, 2020.

Investigation continues.