Eight men and a woman have been charged in connection with a spate of recent robberies around the island.
Those burglaries occurred at A&C Security Services Limited in Barbarees Hill, St Michael; Sol Service Station in Redman’s Village, St James; Curbside Café in Prior Park, St James and Tapas Restaurant in Hastings, Christ Church.
Leopold Alexandra Scantlebury, 30, of Orange Hill, St James and Germaine Harte, 32, of Pleasant Hall Land, St Matthias, Christ Church were jointly charged for aggravated Burglary of A&C Security Services Ltd.
Kyle Tyrone Hamblin, 20, of No 36 Jessamy Avenue, Bayville, St Michael is charged for the illegal possession of a firearm while Jermaine Jamal Bynoe, 28, and Keshane Jabarry Bynoe, 20, of Sand Box Avenue, Bayville, St Michael face a charge each of handling stolen property.
Jamar Sylvester Prescod, 27, of Church Hill, Christ Church is facing charges of possession of an illegal a firearm and ammunition.
Scantlebury is also jointly charged with Germaine Antonio Harte, 32, of Apartment No 2 Pleasant Hall Land, St Matthias, Christ Church of aggravated burglary and unlawful possession of ammunition in connection with the burglary at Sol gas station.
Harte and Scantlebury are also facing joint charges of aggravated burglary in connection with the robbery at Tapas Restaurant. Scantlebury was also slapped with a wounding offence, while Harte faces additional charges of handling stolen property and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary.
Samantha Jack, 32, of Brathwaites Gap, Dayrells Road, Christ Church and Stephen Streeks, 38, of 1st Avenue, St Matthias are both charged along with Harte and Scantlebury with the robbery of Curbside Café.
Streeks also has an additional charge of handling stolen property from the Tapas robbery.
An undisclosed sum of money was also recovered by police. (FW)