Taxi operator charged with shop-breaking

April 13, 2021

Detectives in Hanover have arrested and charged 29-year-old Devar Campbell otherwise called, 'One Drop', a taxi operator of Cousins Cove in the parish, with shop-breaking, burglary, larceny and receiving stolen properties.

Campbell was arrested following reported robberies in Green Island and Harding Hall district in the parish between Tuesday, April 06 and Thursday, April 08.

Reports from the Lucea Police are that on Thursday, April 08, about 3:30 a.m., a police team responded to a robbery in the Harding Hall district. On their arrival, the officers observed a motor vehicle in the area and summoned the driver to stop.

The driver evaded the police, however, the vehicle was subsequently intercepted and searched during which several stolen items valuing approximately $60,410 were recovered.

Campbell was arrested and later charged on Saturday, April 10.

His court date is being finalised.

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