A man who is currently out on $900,000 bail for nine armed robbery matters was today slapped with two similar charges which are said to have occurred just one day after he posted bail.

Twenty-seven-year-old Omalo Williams of 83 Leopold Street, Georgetown appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

The first charge against Williams stated that on May 25, 2019 at Smyth and Leopold Streets, Georgetown, while being in the company of others and armed with a gun, he robbed Odwin Lowenfield of a phone valued at $81,000 and $25,000 in cash.

It was further alleged that on the same day and at the same location, he robbed Lotoya Lowenfield of one phone valued at $170,000.

The unrepresented man, who told the court he is a footballer, denied the charges after they were read to him.

While Police Prosecutor Adduni Inniss did not disclose facts in the matter, she asked that Williams be remanded to prison on the grounds of the serious nature of the offence and the penalty the charge attracts.

She also added that it was while the defendant was out on bail for nine robbery charges that he committed the new offences.

The magistrate, after listening to the facts, remanded him to prison until June 24, 2019.

Williams, in addressing the court, said that he was only released from prison on May 24, 2019 after spending 11 months on remand for nine armed robbery charges.

Williams had appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for a series of armed robberies committed in the Leopold Street, Georgetown area.

He had denied all the charges and was granted $900,000 bail.


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