Porter slapped with robbery under arms charge

first_img…begs Magistrate for bailA porter attached to August Beverages located on Norton and Green Streets, Georgetown could face prison time if found culpable of a robbery under arms charge.Akeem Sinclair, of Lot 237 Lodge Housing Scheme, Georgetown, denied the allegation when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday.The charge stated that on July 29, 2018 in the vicinity of Longden Street, Georgetown, while Sinclair was in the company of another and being armed with a gun, he robbed money changer Ricford Richardson of $120,000.The prosecution is contending that on the day in question, the defendant went to Longden Street, Georgetown where the Virtual Complainant (VC) operated a money-changing business and demanded that he handed over his cash.The court heard that the accused then brandished a gun and shot the victim once to his lower body. It was after the shots were fired that the VC being fearful for hisAkeem Sinclair bows his head as he is escorted to prisonlife, handed over the money. Sinclair then escaped on a waiting motorcycle.The injured money changer was picked up by public-spirited persons and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was admitted as a patient.In a bail application on his own behalf, Sinclair told Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan that he was picked up by a friend, who offered him a ride home. “I didn’t know, me ain’t know nothing,” he exclaimed.Moreover, the young man pleaded with the Magistrate to be lenient with him, since he was a first-time father with a one-week-old baby.The Prosecutor objected to bail, and his submission was upheld by the Chief Magistrate. The case will continue on August 31, 2018.last_img read more


first_imgThe Club would like to congratulate Leon Kelly on his success with the County U-21 team on their emphatic 1-5 to 0-15 victory over Tyrone in the Ulster Quarter final last week. As a result the team will now face Derry on Wednesday 3rd April in the Semi Final of the Ulster Championship.The club are planning to organise a ‘cardiac risk assesment’, depending on people interested, aged between 14 and 35. The cost will be €45 if we get in excess of 35 people. This is a very worthwile investment considering the number of deaths caused by SADS in sport throughout Ireland in recent years. Anyone interested please contact Eddie Crawford on 086 8167305.The first senior and reserve league games throw in this weekend with a double weekend for both teams. They travel to Buncrana on Good Friday with the seniors commencing at 5:15pm and the reserves at 6:45pm, while on Easter Sunday they travel to Ballybofey to take on MacCumhaills, this time with the reserves starting at 1:30pm and the seniors at 3:00pm. Having lost out to Convoy in near Arctic conditions last friday night, the minors will be hoping to get back on track on Tuesdsay 2nd April with a win in the big local derby against Glenfin at home at 7:00pm.Church services over the Easter period will take place in the GAA club hall from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday. The gym will be closed during service times.Last weeks club lotto numbers were 1,15,16,22. Match 3 winner was Raymond McDaid. This weeks winning numbers were 2,8,12,13. Match 3 winner Andy Moy. Next weeks sellers are Paddy McFadden and Caolan Kelly.A 5k race in aid of Donegal GAA funds will be held on Saturday 6th April in Ballybofey. Sponsorship cards are available from the club if anyone is interested. Any member suffering an injury as a result of club activities should contact the club secretary Sharon McGinty ASAP to comply with insurance claim regulations, if required.GAA NEWS: GLENSWILLY CLUB NEWS – CARDIAC RISK ASSESSMENT PROPOSAL was last modified: March 26th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Glenswilly Club noteslast_img read more