Bail revoked for local athlete charged with armed robbery

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A 19-year-old National Footballer was on Wednesday remanded to prison for breaching a protection order made against him by his ex-girlfriend.

Jobe Caesar of Albouystown is before Principal Magistrate Faith McGusty for the offence of armed robbery and damage to property committed on his ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Valdium.

Caesar, who was on $150,000 bail, is accused of not adhering to the conditions attached to his bail by not reporting regularly to the Police.

He is also accused of breaching a protection order filed against him by Valdium as he allegedly hit her in the face resulting in injuries. He is under investigation for this matter.

When ask by Magistrate McGusty his reason for not adhering to the reporting condition, Caesar said, “I had training.”

As such, his bail was revoked and he was remanded to prison until April 3.

It is alleged that on November 25, 2018, at Lot 178 Albert and Charlotte Street, Ceaser unlawfully and maliciously damaged a motor car valued $3.5M, the property of Jennifer Valdium.

It is further alleged that on the same date and location, Caesar was armed with a gun and robbed Valdium of a $30,000 cell phone.

He had pleaded not guilty to these charges.

Caesar plays for the Fruta Conquerors football team but was not selected for the national team due to his court case.

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