Man gets a year for stealing from a food business

VISHAUL Jones, who was found stealing items from a food business, was sentenced to one year in prison by Magistrate Leron Daly when he made an appearance at Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. Jones of West Bank Demerara pleaded guilty to the simple charge of larceny when read to him. Details of the charge are that on January 25, 2021, Jones, in Robb Street, Georgetown, stole one generator valued at $ 300,000, one 100 lbs green gas cylinder worth $ 50,000, one blue junk bin worth $ 10,000, one cream ‘folding. a $ 10,000 board up and one $ 10,000 blue and white water coolers, Lucia Desir’s property. According to the facts, Desir and Jones are not known to each other. Desir is the owner and manager of Stella Diner, located at Lot 73 Robb Street. Desir secured her business on January 23 at 16:30 hours, leaving everything intact. On January 25, 2021, Jones was caught moving the items mentioned in the charge by a security guard. Jones was arrested and escorted to Brickdam Police Station where the items were also delivered.