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Sylvester was spared jail time for theft

56-year-old Bert Keith Sylvester,  was fined five hundred dollars plus five dollars cost of court for stealing a bag of 100 hack saw blade belonging to Benny’s Home Center. This morning Sylvester was unrepresented when he appeared before Magistrate, Khadeen Palmer, where he pleaded guilty to the charge.   Allegations are that on Monday, September 16, Sylvester stole a box of hack saw blades valued at two hundred and fifty-four dollars.  Sylvester was caught on surveillance footage escaping the store on bicycle and riding onto Chetumal Street.  He was pursued by a pickup truck and eventually caught and handed over to the police.  Sylvester was ordered to pay the fine by December 1, 2019 in default, five months imprisonment.