Vendor implicated in 14M gold heist remanded

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedGrove man charged for $1.4M gold heist granted bailNovember 9, 2018In “Court”Man accused of $1M gold heist freedJune 3, 2019In “Court”Joiner accused of gold chain theft remandedMay 14, 2018In “Court” A 31-year-old vendor was on Thursday hauled before the court to answer to a charge of robbery of more than $1M worth of gold jewelry.Leonard Farley of Grove Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) denied the charge when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Judy Latchman.The court heard that Farley on September 29, 2018 at Black and White Bridge Tucville, East La Penitence, while being armed with a knife, robbed Wayne Brakes of 12 gold chains and a gold band, a total value of approximately $1.4M.Defence attorney for Farley, George Thomas informed the court that his client was nowhere in close proximity of the area when the incident occurred.However, Principal Magistrate Latchman remanded him to prison until October 10, 2018. read more