Basseterre, St. Kitts — On Saturday 27th June 2015 Mark Anthony Price of Kingston, Jamaica was formally arrested and charged for Larceny of a Blackberry Z10 cell phone, which was committed on Saturday 27th June 2015 at the Robert Bradshaw International Airport.
Mark Price was in the Federation with his brother, popular reggae singer Rodney Price alias “Bounty Killer” and his entourage, who performed at the 19th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival earlier in the morning. They all were at the airport making preparations to depart the Federation when the incident occurred.
On Monday 30th June 2015 Mark Price was taken before District “A” Magistrate’s Court on the charge of Larceny, and was represented by Counsels, Marissa Hobson-Newman, Marsha Henderson and Greville Browne. He pleaded guilty to the charge of Larceny and Supt. Smithen presented the court with the facts.
Counsel Hobson then mitigates on behalf of the defendant, and the defendant in open court apologised to the Virtual Complainant. Apologies were also given by counsel on behalf of his brother Rodney Price alias “Bounty Killer” who expressed his profound apology to complainant, the Airport Authorities, the St. Kitts Music Festival Committee, the police and the people of St. Kitts-Nevis whom this act has embarrassed.
The court then ordered that the defendant compensate the complainant the sum of $3000.00 ECC and fined him $3000.00 ECC forthwith which was paid and he was released from police custody.