Security Officers charged with $3.2M theft
Three security Officers attached to Massy Security Limited today appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman, slapped with the larceny of $3.2M.
Clarence Patterson, 50; Shawn Good luck, 44 and Cosmo Chichester, 48, were jointly charged and pleaded not guilty.
It is alleged that on November 13, 2017, at Charlotte and Oronoque Street, Georgetown they stole two Republic Bank tamper proof money bags with $1M cash along with $2.2M in cheques property of Marics and Company Limited.
The court heard that the three men were employed by Massy Security as ‘Cash in Transit Officers’ responsible for collecting daily sales from various businesses and deposit it in the Bank.
Police Prosecutor, Simone Payne told the court that on the day in question, the security Officers collected the money bags with the cash inside from Marics and Company Limited to be deposited at Republic Bank.
However, the company later discovered that the monies were not deposited and reported the matter to the police.
With no objections raised by the prosecutor, the trio was released on $200,000 bail each and the matter was adjourned to April 25, 2018.