The guard, who was charged with simple theft, had his bail conditions adjusted when he appeared in St. Catherine Parish Court on December 13.
He is Delroy Lewis of Waterford, Portmore, St Catherine.
His $60,000 bail was adjusted to $150,000 by one or two guarantors by parish judge Natalie Cleary Dixon.
Lewis is also expected to appear at the Waterford Police Department twice a week.
He is scheduled to return to court on March 14, 2023.
Despite an application from attorney Jermaine Smith for a reduction in her new bail, the judge said she was unwilling to do so.
“He’s a security guard and got the station bail. I’m changing my condition and I’m never going to change it again,” Clary Dixon said.
On October 7, Lewis, who was assigned as a security guard at a Mega Mart in Portmore, St. Catherine, was allegedly caught on camera removing items from the store and putting them in garbage bags.
He left the building without paying for the goods. It became clear that there is
When confronted by his boss, he did not give a satisfactory explanation. He managed to escape, but his cell phone fell off in the process.
Three days later, on October 10, when he answered the phone, he was detained.
Police were notified and Lewis was taken into custody and later charged with simple theft.
– Rusbert Turner
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