More Barbadians charged with Burglary, Robbery, Theft – State of Entropy with Current Economy leads to stealing?

The Royal Barbados Police Force continues to reap success in arresting and charging persons committing burglaries.

Corey Antonio Morris, 34 years of Godding Road, Station Hill, St. Michael was arrested and charged for 16 counts of burglary. One of these burglaries occurred at Hinds Hill, St. Michael, on June 11th, 2012, when police responded to reports of a man entering an unoccupied house. He was arrested at the scene.

He made an appearance at Court on Friday 15 June 2012.

{EDITOR'S NOTE - A spate of theft and drug crimes - is this a commentary on the current state of Barbados' economy? Are the collaring of the perpetrators an attempt to make Government look good for elections due at any moment?}

This as local Police Officers continue to charge a number of persons who have been committing burglary, robbery, thefts and other offences. On Wednesday June 13, 2012, the following persons were charged with several offences:

Brandon Damon Joseph, 19 years, Beckwith Street, St. Michael.
• 11 counts of burglary
• 2 counts of robbery
• 2 counts of theft
• 1 count of assault

Shane Javon Moore, 22 years, Gall Hill #2, St. John and Joseph were jointly charged with:
• 2 counts of burglary
• 1 count of theft

Moore was charged for the following:
• 1 count of Robbery

Romel Omar Phillips. 20 years of Ealing Grove, Christ Church and Joseph was jointly charged with
• 1 count of Theft

Phillips was charged for the following:
• 1 count of Handling Stolen Property *
• 1 count of Robbery
• 1 count of Assault occasioning Actual Bodily Harm.

They appeared at Court on Thursday 14 June 2012.

  • David Welch | Inspector

Public Relations Officer for the RBPF

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