20-year-old sentenced to nine months hard labour over phone thefts


    A 20-year-old man has been jailed for nine months hard labour for larceny and now has four other larceny charges outstanding.

    Kyle Baptiste of Sea Lots and Mayaro was hit with several charges after allegedly being caught stealing three cell phones from a fitness group in Mayaro on Saturday 20th February 2021.

    He was sentenced over the charge of larceny from the person and was remanded into custody for four remaining charges.

    Baptiste has previously appeared in court for robbery with violence and was at that time ordered to stand outside the Besson Street Police Station with a sign stating “I will not rob”.