February 07, 2021– The Westmoreland Police have arrested and charged two men with Office-House Breaking, Larceny and Receiving Stolen Property following a robbery at a school in Caledonia district, Westmoreland on Saturday, January 16, 2021.
Charged are 51-year-old Steve Rowe of Snowden Avenue in Kingston and 44-year-old Patrick Campbell, otherwise called ‘Bingy’, of New Market Oval, Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland.
Reports from the Negril Police are that upon returning to school on Monday, January 18, 2021, the principal discovered that a ceiling fan valued at JM$ 11,000 was stolen from a classroom. The incident was reported to the police and Rowe was identified as a suspect. He was apprehended on Saturday, February 06.
Follow-up operations led to the arrest of Campbell, whose house was searched and the stolen fan found inside his bedroom. Both men were charged, however, their court dates have not been finalized.