Accused cellphone thief remanded

first_imgGodfrey Smith, 36, appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman to answer to a simple larceny charge.It is alleged that on January 26 at Ruimveldt, Georgetown, he stole a Samsung cellular phone valued at $80,000, property of Rachael Williams.The prosecution is contending that the Virtual Complaint was at a bar when she saw Smith’s hand in her bag.Williams said upon making that observation, she summoned the Police after which Smith was arrested.The father of four in his defence told the court that he did not steal the woman’s cellular phone and pleaded not guilty to the charge.Prosecutor Orvin Moore objected to bail.Smith was remanded until February 12, 2018.last_img