A 57-year-old taxi driver who appeared in court charged with two counts of theft has been released on bail with the condition that he stays away from his alleged victims and their property.
Hallam Frederick Watson of Rock Hampton Road, Jackson, St Michael pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to the charge of stealing $1,750 in cash belonging to Kimelle Harper sometime between February 1, 2013 and September 30, 2015.
He also denied stealing $2,250 belonging to Janelle Harper sometime between February 1, 2013 and November 29, 2015.
There were no objections from the prosecutor Sergeant Martin Rock to Watson’s $4,000 bail.
The accused, who is represented by attorney-at-law Kamisha Benjamin, returns to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on February 7, 2018.