10 years jail for youth found guilty of armed robberies

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Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Smith of Alexander Village, Georgetown was today sentenced to serve 10 years imprisonment at by Magistrate Faith McGusty for the armed robbery of two men, which occurred on February 11, 2018.

Smith, who is said to be a vendor, was found guilty of two counts of armed robbery at the end of the trial by Magistrate McGusty.

The first charge stated that on February 11, 2018, on the Seawall Road, Smith was armed with a gun and in the company of two others, robbed Dexter David of a gold chain worth $60,000, a Samsung Galaxy cell phone worth $62,000 and $1,000 in cash.

The second charge stated that on the same day, Smith robbed Kevin Ramlall of a gold chain, a cell phone and a wallet.

Smith was subsequently arrested by the police and positively identified by the victims.

The matter was prosecuted by Police Sergeant Seon Blackman. Smith was sentenced to five years in jail on each count and the sentences will run consecutively.

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