Duo charged for breaking and entering man’s house, wounding him

first_imgWayne Peters and Marlon Jones found themselves before Georgetown Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday, charged with breaking and entering the Mandela Avenue home of Delmark Booker, and stealing therefrom his cell phone valued $80,000 and clothing valued $15,000.The charge detailed that in committing the burglary — between March 16/17, 2018 – the defendants wounded Booker in the process.Jones also faces a charge of wounding Booker after Booker confronted Peters who was seen wearing some of his missing clothing.According to Peters, he was a tenant in Booker’s home, and on the day in question, he found Booker’s clothing outside of the room which he occupied.He revealed that he was also locked out of the house, and, as such, he took the clothing and left. He explained that he was confused as to why he was being charged.However Police Prosecutor Arvin Moore contended that Booker had secured his premises, and when he returned the following day, he found that it was broken into, and the articles were missing. The matter was reported and the accused persons were later arrested and charged.The Court heard that when Booker had confronted one of the defendants, that defendant took up a steel pipe and dealt Booker a lash to his face.The prosecutor did not object to either defendant being placed on bail, and each was placed on $80,000 bail. The next hearing of this matter in court is set for April 16, 2018.last_img

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