Man charged with burglaries

Offenses occurred within a two-week period

A George Town man appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday charged with the burglary of three business premises and theft from a fourth.

Andrew Erick McFarlane, 27, was not represented by an attorney and did not ask for bail.

Magistrate Angelyn Hernandez noted that the matters he was accused of occurred between March 30 and April 11. She remanded him in custody until Tuesday, April 25, and told him of his right to speak to a duty counsel.

The defendant is charged with stealing a cellphone, valued at $250, at Champion House 1 Restaurant on March 30.

On the same day, he is charged with entering Willie’s Shoe Shop in the Thompson Building as a trespasser and stealing money and goods totaling $1,340 in value. The items included 60 cigarette lighters, 10 bracelets, 10 pendants, seven chains and a pair of shoes. Cash taken included CI$400 and US$100.

McFarlane is also charged with burglary at the Village Cafe in the Thompson Building. The item stolen there was a cash register, valued at $500.

The last burglary occurred on April 11 at the Breadfruit Tree Cafe on Eastern Avenue. Cash totaling $95 was reported stolen from that premises.

Crown counsel Kenneth Ferguson did not detail any of the charges and the defendant did not say anything from the dock.

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