Bag snatching lands man in jail

first_imgA man who allegedly snatched and made off with a woman’s purse as she was walking in Campbellville, Georgetown found himself before Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly.Shawn Gonsalves was made to answer to the larceny charge at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.He denied that on January 23, at Campbellville, he robbed Abigail Eric of her handbag which contained her spectacles, chain pendant, and other items valued $294,000.Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh made a petition for bail to be denied on the grounds that similar charges were soon to be laid against Gonsalves.He also revealed that Gonsalves gave a statement to Police confessing to some of the offences.As such, the defendant was remanded to prison. The case will continue on February 16.last_img read more