Alcohol Theft Lands Man in Jail

Oscar Laville of Newtown found himself in a peculiar predicament, when he appeared before Roseau Magistrate Bernard Pacquette on Monday 13th.

He was charged with two counts of theft and one count of malicious damage, to which he pled not guilty.

On the first charge of theft, it is alleged that, he stole a large quantity of alcohol. Bottles of Hennessy, Black Label, Appleton, Brandy and Ginger Wine amongst others, totaling $506.00 on Monday May 6th – property of Melvina Boye of Point Michel.

In relation to this same incident that also occurred on May 6th, he was charged with malicious damage, for the damage of a 32 inch wooden door and a sheet of plywood, with a combined total of $590.00 – also property of Melvina Boye.

However on the second charge of theft, it is alleged that on Friday May 10th at High Street, he stole a laptop bag containing a Sony laptop valued at $3000.00, and a holy bible valued at $200.00 – property of Coleen George.

None of the items have been recovered.

Bail is open in the sum of $5000.00, however Laville had no surety to post bail, so he was remanded at the Stock Farm State Prison.

The trial is set for September 16th 2013.

© 2012 SAT Telecommunications Ltd.

Scroll to top