Leopold St. man remanded on nine armed robbery charges

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Omalo Williams was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for a series of armed robberies committed in the Leopold Street, Georgetown area.

Williams, also of Leopold Street, was remanded to prison until August 27 after denying all of the nine robbery charges.

The first charge alleged that on March 28 while in the company of others and armed with a gun, he robbed Dennis Grant of two gold chains, valued at $1.8M and a Samsung Galaxy J7, valued at $71,000.

On April 24, at Smyth Street, it is alleged that the accused, while being armed with a gun robbed, Doctor Guy Low of $40,000.

It is also alleged that on April 30, 2018, at Leopold Street, Williams discharged a loaded firearm at Damion Elliot. It is alleged that on the same day, Williams while in the company of others and armed with guns, robbed Rodwell Maynard of $89,0000 in cash property of Damion Elliot.

It is further alleged that on April 30, 2018, at Cross Street, Werk-en-Rust, in the company of others and armed with a gun, he robbed Avil Crowther of $185,000 in cash.

He was further slapped with four charges which read that on July 27 also at Leopold Street, Williams while in the company of others, robbed United States nationals, Darlene Gaines of a $140,000 cellphone, Joe Hughes of US$800, Christina Gaines-Sluss of $260,000 cash and Daisy Gaines-Sluss of an MP3 player valued $5,000.

Another allegation is that on April 27, 2018, at Cross Street, Werk-en-Rust, while being in the company of others and armed with a gun, Williams robbed Jannel Walters of jewellery worth $ 340,000, one Samsung phone valued $ 50,000 and $60,000 cash.

His Attorney, Siand Dhurjon requested bail but Police Prosecutor, Gordon Mansfield objected.

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