$2M in copper cables stolen, 2 held

The M&CC duo accused of stealing copper cables

TWO employees of the Mayor and City Council, who are accused of breaking into a storage bond and stealing a quantity of copper cables, have been granted bail yesterday in the sum of $100,000 each when they appeared before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore.

Devon Hubert, 30, of New Market Street, Georgetown; and Jamal McCray, of Water Street, were both jointly charged with breaking into Paul James’s storage bond at Holmes Street, on October 24 and 25, 2015, and carting off over $2M worth of copper cables.

Hubert and McCray both denied the allegation, while their lawyer Clyde Forde, contested for his clients to be released on reasonable bail, stressed that both men have no previous convictions or pending matters before the court.

The duo will make a next court appearance on March 31, since Police Prosecutor Corporal Simone Payne indicated that the police file is still incomplete.