Ex-prison warden slapped with larceny charge

first_imgA 61-year-old former prison warden appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Friday, slapped with a simple larceny charge.Christopher Lyte of Lot 1608 Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD) appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly to answer a charge which stated that on September 18, 2018, at Cummings Street and Orange Walk, Bourda, Georgetown, he stole a quantity of clothing valued $500,000; property of Kelvin Young.Lyte denied the charge. His attorney in a bail application told the court that his client is a former prison officer, who is now a vendor. According to the lawyer, his client was heading to Bourda Market to sell the clothing when the Virtual Complainant confronted him and accused him of stealing his items, after which he assaulted him.The Police prosecutor made no objections to bail being granted. Magistrate Daly released him on $100,000 bail, with the case continuing on November 7. As a condition for bail, he has to report weekly at the Alberttown Police Station.last_img

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