Portland teenagers arrested for shop breaking and larceny

October 19, 2021

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged in connection with a break-in at a shop on Francis Avenue, Buff Bay, Portland on Sunday, October 17. 

Charged with shop breaking and larceny are, 18-year-old Gabari Hunter of Thompson Avenue, Buff Bay in Port Antonio and a 16-year-old boy, whose name is being withheld. 

Police reports are that about 7:30 p.m., a worker went to the location and discovered that locks on the door had been removed.

She made an alarm, and the culprits who were allegedly still inside the shop tried to escape.

Hunter was caught and handed over to the police, while the 16-year-old boy was arrested the following day. 

Both were officially charged on Monday, October 18 and will appear before the Buff Bay Parish Court on Wednesday, October 20.

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