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Sep 19, 2019

Fisherman, Guilty of Theft

Bert Keith Sylvester

Tonight, fifty-six-year old Bert Keith Sylvester, a fisherman, has been fined for theft. Sylvester is the man captured on footage soon after he committed a broad daylight theft at Benny’s Home Center. He was seen on video as he fled on bicycle and was pursued by a vehicle and eventually captured.  He pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Stephanie Gillett. On Monday, September sixteenth, 2019, he stole a box of one hundred hacksaw blades valued at two hundred and fifty-four dollars from Benny’s Home Center. Magistrate Gillett imposed the fine of five hundred dollars which he is to pay by December first, 2019; in default, five months imprisonment.   After being imposed a fine and not jail time, Sylvester left the court all smiles.


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