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.

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