In the first incident on June 23, police arrested and charged Arnold Dasent, 47, a labourer of La Croix/Ginger Village for the alleged theft of 23 pounds of mature Sweet Peppers valued at EC $149.50 from the property of a Richland Park farmer.
Dasent appeared at the Serious Offences Court to answer the charge on Monday where he pleaded not guilty. He was granted $1,000 bail with one surety.
He was ordered not to contact the virtual complainant and the matter was adjourned and transferred to the Calliaqua Magistrate Court for trial on July 4, 2023.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a man was charged for stealing three packs of bacon.
Desmond George, 64, a labourer of Stubbs was arrested and charged on June 23 with the offence of Theft.
George allegedly stole three packs of Oscar Bacon valued at EC$105.10 from a supermarket in Kingstown.
The accused appeared at the Serious Offences Court on Monday, where he pled guilty to the charge.
He was bonded for six months in the sum of $800 or six months imprisonment.
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