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Jul 11, 2011

Date night; 2 couples charged in connection with school burglary

Andrew Clarke

Two couples were charged today in connection with a burglary at Saint Agnes Primary School in La Democracia, which occurred on June thirtieth. Twenty-three year old Rafael Burns, his girlfriend, twenty-three year old Miriam Bladden, twenty year old Lydia Martinez and her boyfriend, twenty-four year old Andrew Clarke were arraigned on a single count Handing Stolen Goods. Burns and Bladden were arrested on July eighth when police found them in possession of a nine hundred dollar Notebook Laptop, which went missing from the school. Meanwhile, Clarke and Martinez were busted with a stolen Makita brand Hammer Drill and a laptop computer, valued at a total of one thousand, one hundred and sixty-seven dollars.

Rafael Burns

Both Burns and Clarke pleaded guilty to the charge, allowing their girlfriends to be freed. They explained that they did not know the items were stolen and because of their clean records, Magistrate Emerson Banner was lenient in imposing non-custodial sentences. Burns was fined one thousand, five hundred dollars while Clarke was fined two thousand dollars. The each had to pay five hundred dollars forthwith and the balance by August fifteenth.

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1 Response for “Date night; 2 couples charged in connection with school burglary”

  1. Earl Grey says:

    BURGLARY AT A SCHOOL (stealing from children)…………..HOW LOW CAN YOU GO???????????????

    Send them to the SUSTAINABLE REHABILITATION CENTER….Prison Farm….THERE THEY CAN EARN THEIR KEEP and CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY at NO COST TO TAX-PAYERS…..we done paying too much.

    BUILD THE S.R.C (Prison Farm) today……………………… FOR A BETTER TOMORROW.

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