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Police officer pleads not guilty to cellphone theft

Police officer pleads not guilty to cellphone theft


Police officer Elron Lewis has pleaded not guilty to stealing another police officer’s cellular phone.{{more}}

The 25-year-old officer, who has found himself on the wrong side of the law, appeared at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to theft of a blue, Samsung Galaxy S4 cellular phone, valued at $2,000, the property of Mackandel Bentick, 21, police officer of Montague.

The offence is alleged to have been committed on October 21, 2014 at Kingstown.

Lewis is currently on $2,500 station bail and the matter has been adjourned to November 11, 2014.

Lewis will also re-appear in court on November 7 for the conclusion of an assault matter, where it is alleged that a former security guard at the postal corporation struck him in the face with a door, on May 23, 2014.