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Nov 5, 2012

Stealing from the Police Commissioner’s farm

Lincoln Kent Crawford

Crime seems to have no bounds and over the weekend, the Commissioner of Police was targeted by a robber. According to reports, sometime around nine a.m. on Saturday, November third, David Henderson reported to police that on that same seventy-nine plantains were stolen from his farm. And today, Santana villager, Lincoln Kent Crawford, appeared before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith and pleaded guilty to stealing the plantains.  Crawford was fined two hundred dollars for stealing the plantains valued at nineteen dollars and seventy-five cents.  Crawford was instructed to pay one hundred dollars now or in default would spend three months behind bars. The balance is to be paid by February twenty-eighth 2013.

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14 Responses for “Stealing from the Police Commissioner’s farm”

  1. verymad says:

    Since when they solve crime so fast? And court? Really? What about other crime all over the country? We are not safe ( I mean decent ordinary people) in this country.

  2. Rod says:

    When ordinary people steal they go to court but when the people in this gov. Steal nothing happens to them why is there no one in jail for selling passports why why. Someone needs to be put in jail for treason and selling passports come on channel5 don’t let this story die find out why no one has been put in jail .

  3. islandbwai says:

    Mein, this country is falling to the ground with this government. BORROW u dah wah crooked ball headed sycho path with no sense in that big head of yours. People should call for an early election to take you out. Petty crimes ” Is that really what you target???” how about passport, illegal arabs coming into the country, gang related killing, missing children, rape… You don’t put interest on those crime but now the country know you send man dah jail fi plantain. you are such a great joke…

  4. Name Withheld says:

    @verymad, I have to agree with you. since when they solved crime so fast. Maybe if some of the ministers or their immediate family…are targeted and murdered we will see some improvements in solving crimes.

    Just a thought… see how quick they apprehend the person that stole some plantains from the commissioner?

  5. What? says:

    Seriously? They used all these police resources because 79 plantains went missing? Were they even ripe?

  6. phyllis says:

    Ha ha…. We call this justice!!!! Islandbwai you have it right except for dissing the PM. We many not agree with what is going on, but we must still respect the Office of the PM. However, I totally agree with Rod.
    By the way we survive Sandy here in NY, but Sandy had nothing over Mitch! If Sandy was only Mitch cousin we would be like New Orleans when Katrina moved in! Please say your prayers for some of our Belizean people who lived in Far Rockaway, NY. Some of them lost everything, but thanks to God they are alive.

  7. Pedro Dolmo says:

    Hmmm well I have to say Belize is going down the drain for all other cases police continue to investigate and no arrest have been made but because its the commissioner farm they found the culprit so quick sad

  8. Chiquibul says:

    Thats it! Thats the solution to crime in this country!!! Let’s all become commissioners of police.. All 330,000 of us.(well…minus a few criminals)..In that way we get 100% conviction rate, and pronto pronto!!!

  9. Elgin Martinez says:

    It seems that the only way to get a speedy trial in the Jewel is to steal plantains from the commissioner’s farm.What a joke.

  10. Seletar says:

    That’s one unlucky tief.

  11. Its a SHAME says:

    steal plantains GOTO JAIL, BUT if you steal passports, steal land and money ( Martinez) steal diesel.steal SSB and DFC money. NO ARREST

  12. chelsea Vink says:

    What a joke going to court for stealing plaintains “What about ALL the killing and robbing going on, on our beautiful jewel ! Agree with you Name Withheld Maybe if some of the ministers family are targeted and murdered we will see some improvements !!!!!!!

  13. northernconcern says:

    What a Joke….. how dare competent s are our Police Department that only plantains cases they can solve, What a low level of professionalism ………….

  14. charlene says:

    There is no thief that is greater than than the other and I believe that all should be penalized. The P.M. is not to be blamed for crimes committed. Therefore there is no need for criticism caused we are all made in our own unique ways that it is pleasing to God.

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