Mechanic sentenced for robbery

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Levar Moore

A 20-year-old mechanic, who was charged with armed robbery a month ago, was, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, sentenced to 14 months in prison by Magistrate Annette Singh, after he changed his plea to guilty.

Levar Moore of Leopold Street, Georgetown, on his first appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court pleaded not guilty to the charge, when it was read to him.
Particulars of the charge stated that, on November 9, 2019, at Princess Street, Georgetown, at the Special Constabulary Headquarters, while in the company of others, and armed with a dangerous weapon, he robbed Sherwin Thornhill of a Motorcycle valued at $270,000.

According to information, on the day in question, the virtual complainant was sitting on his bike talking to a female when the defendant and several others approached them.
The defendant then placed a gun to the virtual complainant’s head and demanded the said bike and made good his escape.

Moore, who was unrepresented, told the court that he was unaware of the allegations and had no knowledge of how the court operated.