A 19-year-old miner on Wednesday made his appearance before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after he was slapped with charges of robbery with violence, and break and enter and larceny.
It is alleged that Delson Phillips of Fitzburg, Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini) on November 20, 2018 while being with Simeon Trapp at McDoom, Port Kaituma, robbed Ricardo Rebeiro of $60,000 while using personal violence immediately before or after the act.
Another charge stated that Phillips on December 8, 2018 at Fitzburg, North West District broke and entered the dwelling house of Sherwin Dollway, and stole one BLU cellphone, a SIM card, and cash among other items which amounted to $29,800.
Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield made no objections to bail. As a result, the Chief Magistrate released the teen on $20,000 bail on the condition that he report to the Port Kaituma Police Station once per week He was also placed on a bond to be on good behaviour.
Phillips will make his next appearance at the Matthews Ridge Magistrate’s Court on February 5, 2018.