(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS)- One male was unlucky on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at the District ‘C’ Magistrate Court after finding out that he would have to spend some time at Her Majesty’s Prison for larceny.
Escorted out the Magistrate Court by police officers was Cameron ‘Bluey’ Freeman of Rawlins Village. This was after he had pleaded guilty to larceny and was sentenced to six months imprisonment by Her Honor, Magistrate Yasmine Clarke.
The facts of the matter as read by Police Prosecutor, Inspector Stephen Hector indicate that sometime between August 3 and 4, 2013 Freeman broke and entered the Ebernezer Church, Gingerland and stole a number of items valuing a total of $518.00 E.C.
According to the information as read by the Inspector, Freeman was seen leaving the church yard and as a result police officers were contacted. Constable Bobb responded to the matter and stopped and searched the defendant. In the possession of Freeman, the officer found some rechargeable batteries and when questioned, the defendant admitted to taking the items. He also took the officer to Market Shop and showed him some other items that were also stolen from the church.
Freeman told the court that he was locked out from his home so he decided to sleep by the church. He said that he made a mistake by taking the items. Freeman admitted that he was drunk.
Magistrate Clarke told the defendant that this was not the first time he had broken into the church. As a result she sentenced ‘Bluey’ to six months imprisonment.