Five-year-old case dismissed
The case against two drivers accused of stealing material belonging to the crown was dismissed yesterday.
Cladstone Catlyn, 53, of Branchbury, St Joseph and Garfeild Rudy Pinder, 38, of Bartlett Tenantry Road, Sergeant Village, Christ Church, walked out of the District “A” Magistrates’ Court free men after making appearances for the last five years.
They were charged back on December 15, 2011 with stealing 13 manhole covers valued at $19,017.31 belonging to the Crown.
Catlyn and Pinder were each on $15,000 bail.
When the duo appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, their case was dismissed for want of prosecution.