Grenada, October, 29th – A Windward resident was charged with stealing after investigators at Carriacou Police Station linked him to the disappearance of a sales van with over 10-thousand dollars’ worth of drinks.
Akim Compton St. Hillaire, 32 years old, Fisherman, is alleged to have stolen a van loaded with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that was parked close to a business place, at Hillsborough, sometime between October 26th and 27th during the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 03:30 a.m.
A police operation mounted immediately after the van was reported missing, resulted in a car being stopped and searched and the recovery of a quantity of the stolen drinks.
Hillaire was immediately taken into custody along with the driver of the vehicle.
A quantity of drinks was also found at Pearly Pasture at Windward.
The stolen vehicle was found parked along the Dover public road also with quantity of drinks.
St. Hillaire is due to make his first appearance at Carriacou Magistrate’s Court at its next sitting on November 20th 2018.
He is currently on ten thousand dollars bail with one surety.
Police investigation is continuing.