Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Duo remanded for Golden Sands robbery

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Rachan Jackson Thomas, 23, of 1st Avenue, Vauxhall, Christ Church and Niko Antonia James, also 23, of Cane Vale, Christ Church, who were arrested and charged by police, appeared before the Oistins and District ‘A’ Magistrates Court respectively, today.

They were charged with: 

• Aggravated burglary (Ixora Restaurant situated at Golden Sands Hotel) on January 6

• Aggravated burglary at the residence of Emmerson Trotman on January 3

• Robbery of Emmerson Trotman on the January 3

• 8 counts of endangering lives by discharging a firearm in a public place whilst at Ixora Restaurant on the January 6

Rachan Thomas appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the Oistins Court and was remanded to prison to reappear in Court on March 19.

Niko James appeared before Magistrate Douglas Fredericks in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court and was remanded to prison to reappear on the March 5.

Niko Antonia James, and 18-year-old Shad Gabriel Orlando Slocombe, of Block 1 Apartment 5, Country Towers, St Michael, who were jointly charged, also appeared before Magistrate Douglas Fredericks.

They were remanded to prison, and will reappear in Court on March 5.

They were jointly charged with:

• Aggravated burglary at the Residence of Mohammed Patel committed on the January 18

• Aggravated burglary at Frankie’s Barber Shop committed on December 23, 2017. (PR)

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