Man gets 10 years for armed robbery

first_imgA 23-year-old Alexander Village, Georgetown man was on Wednesday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment when he appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to two counts of armed robbery.Nicholas Smith, a vendor, was found guilty on two armed robbery charges at theNicholas Smithconclusion of his trial on Wednesday.In the first charge, the court heard that on February 11, 2018, on Seawall Road, Kingston, Georgetown, while being armed with a gun and in the company of two men, he robbed Dexter David of a gold chain worth $60,000, a Samsung Galaxy cellphone worth $62,000 and $1000 in cash.The second charge stated that on the same day, the accused also robbed Kevin Ramlall of a gold chain, mobile phone and his wallet. Upon Smith’s arrest, he was positively identified by his victims.Magistrate McGusty sentenced the accused to five years on each count of robbery under arms, which are to be served consecutively.last_img

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