Twenty-five-year-old Kevon Coleman of Tangerine Circle, Linstead in St. Catherine has been charged with Shop Breaking and Larceny following an incident on King Street, Linstead in the parish on Sunday, January 21.

Reports from the Linstead police are that about 9:10 p.m., Coleman used a crowbar to remove a section of the roof of a shop and pried open the burglar bars to gain entry.  The police were alerted by a caretaker who heard strange sounds inside the building. Upon their arrival, Coleman was found inside with a knapsack bag containing several stolen items.

The stolen properties and damages done are valued at Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Jamaican Dollars ($250,000.00 JMD).

He was arrested and subsequently charged.

He is scheduled to appear before the St. Catherine Parish court on Tuesday, January 30.