Suspect accused of stealing electronics


Tribune Court Reporter


A MAN was granted $5,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of stealing more than $5,000 worth of electronics from another man’s home.

John Knowles, 35, represented by Attorney Ian Cargill, stood before Senior Magistrate Samuel McKinney on charges of housebreaking, stealing and receiving.

On June 1 at Xavier Close, the accused is charged with breaking into Dellanor Smith’s residence and stealing $5,061.93 worth of property.

The stolen items include three laptops, a 43” Samsung Smart TV, a PlayStation, five gaming systems and a controller, two tablets, a Fire stick, a 2TB storage drive, Bluetooth speakers and various electronic tools along with a tool bag.

Knowles is further accused of receiving Smith’s $235 tablet on June 5 knowing the item to have been stolen.

The accused pleaded not guilty to all three charges.

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