Woman accused of stealing purse granted $4,000 bail


Tribune Staff Reporter


A WOMAN was granted bail yesterday after she was accused of stealing a purse containing $2,400 in cash in a store last holiday weekend.

Magistrate Algernon Allen, Jr, charged Raquel Charlton, 52, with stealing and receiving.

Charlton is accused of stealing a black purse containing $2,400 cash and a $60 brown backpack set belonging to Aseline Rena at Fashion Trap on Cordeaux Avenue on December 23.

Later the same day, she was found with the stolen purse and backpack.

After Charlton’s not guilty plea to the charges, she was granted $4,000 bail with one or two sureties.

Her trial starts on February 22, 2024.

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