FOR stealing a 20-pound gas tank and nail products valued at $3, 250, a man was sentenced to four years’ in prison.Elvis Soodeen, 59, of Union Road, Marabella, was sentenced by Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan when he appeared at the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
On Thursday, police reported that on February 27, around 7pm, a Marabella resident secured and left his home located on Southern Main Road.
When he returned on March 3 around 12.15pm he discovered that his home had been broken into and the items missing. The scene was processed by WPC Huggins and PC Sooknanan.
Video footage was reviewed and the suspect was arrested and charged the following day for housebreaking and larceny by PC Ramlal.