Thursday 21 November, 2019

Four charged in $5m Airport heist

Charges have been laid against four persons, including a 38-year-old Longdenville woman in relation to a $5 million armoured security vehicle heist at the Piarco International Airport nearly two weeks ago.

Police recovered $250,000 of the stolen sum from the December 6 robbery.

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The woman accused, Kizzy Bernard, was charged with money laundering and receiving stolen money.

Kenol Singh, 35, also of Longdenville, faces a money laundering charge and is jointly charged along with Kevon Findley, 42, and Abdul Mohammed, 38, with robbery with aggravation.

Findley and Mohammed, both of Diego Martin, are separately charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

The four accused in the $5 million heist will appear before an Arima Magistrate on Monday.

The investigation into the multi-million dollar robbery was led by DCP Crime Harold Phillip and included ACP Radcliffe Boxill; Snr Supt Daniel; Snr Supt Ajith Persad; ASP Mervyn Edwards; Insp Birch; Sgt Anthony Williams and Cpl Pinder of the Criminal Investigations Department.

Charges were laid Saturday night by ASP Edwards following advice received from acting Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul.

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