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Man pleads Guilty to Damage to Property Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 November 2012 00:00

Dale ThompsonOn Tuesday, November 13th, Dale Thompson, appeared in Magistrate’s Court to answer to a charge of damage to property. He pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Adolph Lucas, who fined him $600 plus $5 cost of court. Thompson was also ordered to pay woman police constable, Angela Wilshire $450 in compensation for a gypsy window, which he damaged while breaking into her vehicle. He is to make payments to the court by January 9th, 2013 and to Wilshire by December 15th.

Thompson was accused of breaking into the Toyota Corolla on June 1st, 2012. The vehicle was parked on Cran Street in Belize City. Stolen from inside the vehicle at the time was a battery, a car jack, assorted tools and a spare tire, all to a total value of $660.00.

Thompson was also accused of causing damages in the sum of $450 to the gypsy window of Wilshire vehicle. Thompson was caught in the act by Wilshire’s son, who set chase after him. He was assisted by police on mobile patrol in the Cran Street area.

Thompson was originally charged with theft and damage to property but in the facts of the case, there was no evidence to show that it was Thompson, who stolen anything from the vehicle.