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Jan 9, 2006

San Pedro burglar sentenced to 5 years

A burglar has been sentenced to five years behind bars following court proceedings today in San Pedro. According to reports, at a “Quick Trial” this morning witnesses positively identified Arthur Garbutt as the man who broke into the home of Luis Velasquez in the San Pedrito area of the island town. The victim told police that a cell phone and two thousand seven hundred dollars in cash had been stolen. Subsequent investigations by authorities led to the arrest of Garbutt for the burglary. Resident Magistrate Earl Jones presided over the case.

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