Monday 16 September, 2019

Sales clerk fined $6K for stealing clothes, shoes from south store

A sales clerk employed at a San Fernando clothing store, charged with two counts of larceny servant, has been fined after appearing before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

42-year-old Curtis Ward of Diamond Village, San Fernando, was fined a total of $6,000.

Magistrate Cherril-Ann Antoine ordered a two-month time allowance to pay the fines or face nine months’ hard labour.

The 51-year-old victim, the owner of a clothing store along High Street, San Fernando, observed a number of clothing items and shoes missing from his stockroom between October 1 and November 21

He later discovered a pair of shoes in a bag belonging to an employee at his store on November 22.

A report was made to police on the same date and resulted in an investigation being launched into the matter.

The items, which have an estimated retail value of TT$4450.00, were discovered at Ward’s home and led to him being arrested in connection with the matter.

Charges were laid by PC Buchoon of the San Fernando Criminal Investigations Department.

 

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