Sparendaam man charged for simple larceny

A 45-year-old labourer of Sparendaam, East Coast Demerara (ECD), appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Monday on a charge of simple larceny.
The charge read by Magistrate Sherdell Isaacs detailed that on February 10 at Camp Street, Abrahams stole a quantity of clothing valued $20,000; property of Jai Long.
The Police prosecutor explained that when Abrahams was arrested, he claimed to have no fixed place of abode. Nevertheless, the defendant told Magistrate Isaacs that he resides on his own in Sparendaam.
The Police prosecutor further added that CCTV footage recovered shows Abrahams stealing the items from the Chinese-owned store and placing them into a bag filled with purchases from a previous store.
Abrahams pleaded not guilty and was released on $10,000 bail. As a condition for bail, he was ordered to report to the Brickdam Police Station on the last Friday of every month until his trial concludes.
The matter has been adjourned to March 8.