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November 23, 2012
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Man in missing SUV case hauled before court

A man who is at the centre of a controversial case involving the disappearance of a sports utility vehicle from the Office of the Police Commissioner was hauled before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday.

He is Jermaine Dixon, from a Harbour View address, who was convicted on November 27, 2007 for the theft of a Toyota Harrier Sports Utility Vehicle.

The court heard that the SUV was recovered on March 31, 2009 and placed in storage at the Office of the Police Commissioner.

outstanding statement

However, it is alleged that on June 6, Dixon was stopped by the police on Red Hills Road, Kingston 19, and found with the said SUV.

Dixon who was remanded is to return to court on December 4, as there is an outstanding statement from the Island Traffic Authority.

Dixon faces charges of simple larceny; larceny of motor vehicle; receiving stolen property; and possession of criminal property.

He also faces charges of conspiracy to commit larceny; three counts of forgery and three counts of possession of forged documents.

Attorney C.J. Mitchell, who represented Dixon, told the court that his client is being pressured by the police.

According to Mitchell, his client is being sabotaged to provide information regarding certain matters in relation to the theft of the vehicle.

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