A St Michael man, who has been on remand for the past two years on robbery and assault charges, was today granted bail by Magistrates Douglas Frederick.
However, while bail was posted in the amount of $10,000 for James Jonah Josiah Sandiford, he will remain incarcerated at HMP Dodds since he has other matters pending before the court.
The Mayers Land, Lower Richmond Gap, St Michael resident is accused of robbing Victor Maloney of a $159 bag, BDS$825 and US$835 in cash, a $150 passport and a $25 driver’s licence on December 14, 2014.
Sandiford, who was 23 years old at the time, is also accused of assaulting Rudolph Small with the intent of robbing him on December 6, 2014.
It is also alleged that on March 15, 2015 he robbed Tom Ohlsson of two pairs of spectacles worth US$250, a chain worth US$300, a bag worth US$60, two wallets valued at US$30 and US$100 in cash.
Sandiford, who denied all the charges, will make is next appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on October 24.