Coconut vendor charged for malicious damage to property

A 38-year-old resident of Costello Housing Scheme, Georgetown, on Wednesday found himself before Magistrate Faith McGusty, slapped with two charges of malicious damage to property.
The charges against Robert Cox, a coconut vendor, detailed that on October 14, 2018, at Costello Housing Scheme, he unlawfully and maliciously damaged a chair set valued $70,000 and two mattresses valued $60,000; the property of Dexter Harry.
Another charge stated that on the said date and location, he unlawfully and maliciously damaged one bed and clothing among other items at a total value of $85,500.
The defendant denied both charges.
Police Prosecutor Annalisa Brummell made no objections to bail being granted.
As a result, Magistrate McGusty placed Cox on $20,000 bail. The case will continue on January 16.