Theft accused released on $500 bail

A 24-year-old St Michael man has been released on $500 bail on charges of theft.

Shaquille Yearwood of Combermere Street appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Monday, charged with stealing $100 and a debit card valued at $40 from Damean Alleyne on the July 9, 2017.

However, even before Yearwood could the enter a plea, the complainant told the court that he was no longer interested in pursuing the matter, provided that his property was returned to him.

It was then that Cuffy-Sargeant ordered the defendant to reimburse the complainant. She also imposed a $150 fine which must be paid within a week before the matter could be dismissed.

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