Trio charged with Cost Right robbery

CHARGED – Ken Weir (left) and Warren Taylor (right) were among three persons charged in connection with a reported robbery incident at Cost Right over the Christmas Holiday, last year. (PHOTOS: TFN)

Warren Tracey Taylor, Leonardo Hall, and Ken Berrington Webb were hauled before the Freeport Magistrate Court for Shop-breaking, Causing Damage and Stealing charges in relation to the alleged Cost Right robbery.

The trio was escorted by police officers into the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre on Monday, December 30, 2019 to answer to the charges. 

Hall, 22, of Hunters; Taylor, 21, of Pinder’s Point and Webb, 21, of Hunters were all arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on two counts of Shop-breaking, two counts of Causing Damage and count of Stealing from a Shop.  

They all pleaded not guilty to the charges and were all remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial on the March 3, 2020. 

The trio’s court appearance was in connection to the incident reported to police on Monday, December 23, 2019.

According to police reports, on Monday (December 23), shortly after 5:00 a.m., culprits reportedly break and entered a business establishment located on Cedar Street, and stole an undetermined amount of cash. 

At the time of the report a male was in police custody who was assisting police with their investigation.

The Freeport News’ team visited the wholesale store on Monday (December 23), but was unable to get an official statement from management. 

In a separate matter, Obrien Reckely, 26, of Murphy Town, Abaco was charged with attempted Murder on Monday (December 30). 

Reckley was arraigned before Magistrate Gwnedolyn Claude at the Eight Mile Rock Magistrate Court. 

He was not required to enter a plea and was remanded to the BDCS until May 3, 2020.

This is in connection to a matter that was reported to the police on Monday (December 23) in West End. 

In national crime news, police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Monday, December 30, 2019 which has left an adult male dead. 

According to reports, shortly before 2:00 a.m., police were alerted to reports of gunshots in the Robinson Road area. Shortly thereafter, the lifeless body of an adult male was discovered lying on the ground at Second Street, Coconut Grove, with injures. 

Paramedics were called to the scene, attempted to revive the man; however, he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police are appealing to members of the public, who may have information that can assist with this investigations, to contact the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, Crime stoppers at 328-TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

The RBPF continues to urges members of the public to take a stand against illegal firearms by cooperating with the police in providing information regarding the whereabouts of any illegal firearm. 

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