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Female, Husband and Cousin Charged

Turks and Caicos, July 13, 2017 – Providenciales – Detectives of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force have arrested and charged a 36 year old female, her 31 year old husband and 32 year old male cousin with numerous counts of Handling Stolen Goods in connection with a report that was made on Monday 12th June 2017.

Around 8:39pm that date, Police responded to a Villa in the Long Bay Beach Drive area of Long Bay Hills after the victim reported that he returned home and noticed his villa burglarized and a number of clothing and electronics missing.   Detectives commenced investigation.   The lady and both males were later arrested and charged by the Police.

32 year old Makenson Legiste was charged with 3 counts of Handling Stolen Goods by receiving, he plead guilty and was ordered to pay $300 for each count or 30 days Imprisonment to run concurrent for each count, in default he was sentenced to one month imprisonment.   The 36 year old female was charged with one (1) one count of Handling Stolen Goods by receiving and her husband with four (4) counts of Handling Stolen Goods by disposal.   Her husband was remanded and she is expected to appear before a Magistrate next month.

Press Release: RTCIPF

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