first_imgThree men were on Friday granted bail by Principle Magistrate Judy Latchman when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a joint charge of theft.Thirty-four-year-old Clayon Nedd, 24-year-old Henry Green and 44-year-old Collin Carr were all accused of stealing a quantity of used batteries from their employer between January and June of this year.The allegation against them stated that between January 1 and June 6, 2018, at Lot 39 Broad Street, Charlestown, Georgetown, they stole 12½ tons of used batteries which amounted to a total value of $1.9 million belonging to Emaly Nedd; proprietress of Den’s Trading.The trio denied the allegation after it was read to them.According to the prosecutor’s case, the men were employed at Den’s Trading, which is known for purchasing scrap metal and used batteries.The Virtual Complainant had purchased batteries to be exported to South Korea, but while loading the container with the said items on June 6, 2018, she noticed some batteries were missing.The matter was reported and an investigation was launched. The three accused were later arrested and charged.Police Prosecutor Deneiro Jones made no objections to bail and Magistrate Latchman, after summing up the matter, granted each of the defendants bail in the sum of $100,000 and adjourned the matter for November 2, 2018.last_img

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