Norton Street man remanded on robbery charge

first_imgA 29-year-old man was remanded to prison on Wednesday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to an armed robbery charge.Waldron Rogers, of Lot 6 Norton Street, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty where he pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to him.It is alleged that on April 20, 2019 in Georgetown, the defendant robbed Delroy Wilson of $12,000 in cash.The court heard that on the day in question, the accused was walking when he confronted and robbed the Virtual Complainant (VC). After committing the act, the accused reportedly escaped, but was later arrested by the Police.Prosecutor Ceon Blackman objected to bail on the grounds the defendant is known to law enforcement and he was also positively identified by the victim.Bail was refused, and Rogers’ next appearance is slated for May 8, 2019.last_img

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