Ladyville resident in court for harm and theft Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 March 2018 00:00

James Crawford, a 36-year-old resident of Ladyville, appeared in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, March 15, 2018 where was read one count each of theft and harm upon Kenneth Arthurs. Crawford appeared unrepresented before Magistrate Kadeen Palmer where he pleaded guilty to the charge of harm and not guilty to the charge of theft.

The allegations are that on March 11, 2018, Crawford stole a gold plated chain, valued at $90, which is the property of Arthurs. In a police report, Arthurs told the police that he was raking up a yard and after he finished, he went at a nearby shop and that is when he was approached by Crawford who asked him where his bag of weed was. He said that he told Crawford that he did not know what he was talking about and Crawford attacked him. The two got into a fight and Arthurs claimed that Crawford popped his chain from around his neck.

Crawford was imposed a non-custodial fine of $500 for the charge of harm. For the charge of theft, the matter was adjourned for May 16, 2018.