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18-year-old male charged with damaging surveillance cameras around RT

18-year-old male charged with damaging surveillance cameras around RT

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has charged an 18-year-old with criminally damaging a number of CCTV cameras belonging to business establishments around Road Town.

On Monday, March 29, 2021, the Police Information Office released information, stating that the individual is Mehki Heskey of no fixed place of abode.

“He is charged with removing or damaging CCTV cameras outside of four businesses between McNamara and Pickering Street,” the RVIPF said, adding that the youngster was charged with criminal damage and burglary and he “has confessed so far to five offences, one burglary and four counts of criminal damage.”

“He is to be granted police bail to appear before the Magistrate’s Court at a later date,” the release added.

Marvin Gumbs charged for taking items from motor vehicles

Still, in police news, Marvin Gumbs, who also has no fixed place of abode, was charged with entering and taking items from at least two motor vehicles in the McNamara area.

The RVIPF said Gumbs has a number of other matters pending and was granted police bail for his later appearance at Magistrate’s Court.

“Police investigations are ongoing into these matters,” the RVIPF said.


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