SENIOR Magistrate Leron Daly on Monday August 19, 2019, remanded a twenty-four-year-old man who was alleged to have committed several offences.
Carlton Bourne, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and denied the charges when they were read to him.
Particulars of The first charge stated that, on July 23, 2019, at Norton and Chapel Streets, while in the company of others and armed with a knife, he robbed Nicholas Jemon of a ring and other items valued at $189,000.
The second charge stated that, on July 26, 2019, at Norton Street Lodge, armed with a knife, he robbed John Nedd of his phones and other items totalling $382,000.
The third charge stated that, on August 2, 2019, at Princess Street and armed with a gun, he robbed Jomo Paul of $220,000 cash and a chain valued at $252,000.
The fourth charge stated that, on August 13, 2019, at Middle Road La Penitence, he discharged a firearm at Sherryann Persaud with intent to cause her bodily harm.
The last charge stated that, on August 13, 2019, at Middle Road La Penitence, armed with a gun, he robbed Sherryann Persaud of two phones valued at $343,000.
Police prosecutor objected to bail being granted to Bourne on grounds of the seriousness of the offences and told the court that Bourne had similar matters before the Court.
Magistrate Leron Daly refused bail and remanded Bourne to prison and adjourned the matter until September 23, 2019.