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Man pleads Guilty to stealing Police Commissioner’s plantains Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 November 2012 00:00

Kent CrawfordOn Monday, November 5th, Lincoln Kent Crawford appeared in Magistrate’s Court before Chief Magistrate, Anne Marie Smith where he was charged with theft after he was accused of stealing 79 plantains belonging to Commissioner of Police, David Henderson. Crawford wasted no time and pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined $200, $100 to be paid forthwith and the balance by February 28th, 2013. If he defaults, he is to spend 6 months in prison.

According to the police, on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, at about 9:00 a.m., COMPOL David Henderson visited the station and reported to police that on that same day, 79 plantains were stolen from his farm. Police investigation led to of Crawford’s detention.

In court Crawford told the Chief Magistrate that the plantains were hanging out on the street and not on the farm and anybody could have taken them.

When asked why he took them since it did not belong to him, Crawford said that he is an honest worker and has no need to steal.