Mandeville man arrested for stealing 89 cellphones

August 05, 2020

One man has been arrested and charged for the offences of shop-breaking and larceny following an incident in Spalding, Clarendon on Tuesday, July 07, 2020.

Charged is 37-year-old Sheldon Burke of Hopeton district, Mandeville in Manchester.

Reports are that about 6:00 p.m., the complainant securely locked her store and went home. Upon her return she discovered that her store was broken into and 89 cellular phones and other electronic items valued at JM $2,000,000 were missing.

Following investigative leads, the police went to Burke’s home, where some of the items that were reported missing were recovered.

Burke was arrested and subsequently charged. His court date is to be finalised.

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