Teens Charged With Stealing, Receiving Goods

October 22, 2013

Two teenagers appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday [Oct 21] charged in connection with recent break-ins.

Tyler Christopher, 17, and Wahkeem Philpott, 19, were both released on $3,000 bail each with each required to find a surety, wear an Electronic Monitoring Device, abide by home curfew, and report to the Hamilton Police Station.

Christopher had earlier pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of trespassing and stealing or receiving stolen goods. These allegations related to alleged house entries in October in Pembroke Parish.

Philpott pleaded not guilty to trespass and stealing or receiving stolen goods. These offences were also alleged to have occurred in October in Pembroke Parish.

The Court heard items stolen included an iPod, iPhone, jewellery and more.

Crown Prosecutor Susan Mulligan told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that Christopher and Philpott would have their cases joined. Both teenagers will re-appear for mention in November with a trial date set for January 2014.

The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate that the investigation was ongoing and that it was possible that a third person may be charged.

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  1. lets see if they get a slap on the risk.