Man who robbed cop jailed for 14 months

first_imgA 20-year-old mechanic who was recently charged for robbing a Policeman at gunpoint was sentenced to 14 months’ imprisonment on Tuesday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Levar MooreLevar Moore, of Lot 59, Leopold Street, Georgetown, had previously pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated on November 9, 2019, at Princess Street, Georgetown, while being armed with a gun and in the company of others, he robbed Sherwin Thornhill of a motorcycle valued $270,000.When the matter was called before Magistrate Annette Singh, who was conducting the trial on Tuesday, Moore requested that his plea be changed.According to the prosecution’s case, the Policeman was seated on his parked motorcycle in front of the special constabulary headquarters talking to a female friend when Moore and others pounced on him. The court heard that Moore then placed a firearm to the Policeman’s head and demanded him to hand over the motorcycle. The Virtual Complainant complied and the men made good their escape with the motorcycle. He then reported the matter and the men were intercepted with the bike at a Police roadblock.last_img read more