Thief caught taking a nap in victim’s bed

first_img…jailed for 24 monthsA home intruder was on Monday jailed for 24 months after he broke into a Charlestown, Georgetown home, removed a quantity of household appliances, and then decided to take a nap in the owner’s bed.Paul Narine admitted to breaking and entering the home, but had no valid explanation as to why he decided to sleep in the Virtual Complainant’s bed.The 48-year-old man admitted that he was asleep in the bed of Onica Stanford on July 8, 2018 after stealing two gas cylinders, one radio, one electric bottle, a fan and a DVD player valued in total $51,000, in the company of Ishwan Singh, who was jointly charged.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris told the Court that Narine and Singh entered the woman’s premises, and when she returned home, she found Narine asleep in her bed wearing her mother’s sneakers and her house ransacked with the items mentioned in the charge missing.The Police were called in, and the man was arrested. Singh was picked up after residents reported seeing the two with the gas cylinders. Singh, of Albouystown, Georgetown, has, however, denied the allegation and has been granted bail in the sum of $70,000. The case will continue on July 30, 2018.Narine was jailed by city Magistrate Judy Latchman for 24 months.last_img

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