Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Tobago security guard admits to stealing cell phone

A Mason Hall man pleaded guilty to stealing a woman's cell phone while a supermarket in Scarborough on August 9, 2018.

According to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), 44-year-old Arthur Scotland, a security guard of Adelphi Trace, Mason Hall, appeared before Magistrate Brian Debideen in the Scarborough 1st Magistrates' Court on August 13 to answer the charge. 

According to reports the victim, a Bacolet accountant employed with the Tobago House of Assembly, was at a supermarket at Wilson Road, Scarborough, on August 9 when she placed her work cell phone in a basket and went to the cashier. 

However sometime later she discovered the phone was missing and made a report to the police. 

The phone was subsequently recovered in the possession of a security guard employed at the supermarket.

Scotland was placed on a $5,000 bond and ordered to keep the peace for three years.

Scotland was arrested on August 10 by officers of the Scarborough Criminal Investigations Department (CID). The charge was laid by WPC Shervine Roberts, of the Scarborough CID, on August 12, 2018.


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