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Aug 21, 2014

Tyrone Smith Sentenced to Seven Years for Chain Snatching

Tyrone Smith

Thirty-year-old Tyrone Smith was today sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of beating up a pregnant woman before snatching her purse. Smith, an unemployed of Raccoon Street Extension in Belize City, attacked twenty-year-old Scarlett Zelaya on October twenty-seventh, 2013 on a side street near the Lord Ridge Cemetery. Zelaya testified that she exited at the bus stop by the cemetery area and began to walk.  While texting on her phone, Smith walked passed her said good afternoon and moments later, snatched her bag containing fifty dollars cash, some jewelry and personal documents. Zelaya says Smith then began to drag her more towards the burial ground area, but fought with her attacker while on the ground. Zelaya, who was then four months pregnant, says Smith punch her repeatedly in the face before he ran away with her purse. Police detained Smith shortly after. Two witnesses were called by the prosecutor and Smith’s fate was sealed. In his defense, Smith claimed it wasn’t him, but Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith found him guilty of the charge sentenced him to seven years in prison. So tonight, Smith is spending his second night in jail.

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2 Responses for “Tyrone Smith Sentenced to Seven Years for Chain Snatching”

  1. FAIR JUSTICE says:

    This is a joke….he gets 7 years while penner gets zero years for selling Our sovereignty. KARMA is a beach…..compol hasnt realize that the evil things u do come back to haunt you. Hiding evidence from the prosecution is a crime. But continue on ur high horse mr compol ur days are numbered.

  2. tashybze says:

    Stupid fool u would hurt a woman for 50 bucks. Just good for you I wish they gave 30 years you no good fool. Why would you even steal from someone that is broke and just trying to live you dont even know what that woman is going through in her live and you just added more energyto that, you stupid fool. I wish they beat your @W%^&^( in jail.

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