Teenage boys held after tablets valued at $2m goes missing from school Loop Jamaica

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Two teens– one 18-year-old and a 17-year-old are to face the court to answer to the charges of school housebreaking and larceny and receiving stolen property in relation to an incident that occurred at a high school in Elim district, St Elizabeth on Friday, February 03.

One of the accused is Kessoniel Banton, 18, of Elim district in the parish.

Reports are that at about 3:30 pm, Banton and the other teen forced open a window, where they stole over 60 Samsung tablets with an estimated value of $2 million, a laptop, and an undetermined sum of cash.

A report was made to the police and an investigation was carried out. During the probe, the stolen items were found in possession of Banton and the other teen.

They were arrested and subsequently charged after a question-and-answer interview in the presence of their attorneys. They are scheduled to appear before the St. Elizabeth Parish Court on Tuesday, April 11.

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