Steady court goer Andrew Ridley was today remanded for two robbery charges.

Ridley, 29, of Calendar and James Streets, Albouystown, was brought before Magistrate Annette Singh at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

The particulars of the first charge states that on 24 January, at Calendar and James Streets, Albouystown, Georgetown, while being armed with a gun, he stole three cellphones, three gold chains, two gold bands, ten rings, and a purse, amounting to the total value of $4,569,500, property of Carla Stevenson.

Ridley pleaded not guilty and was remanded until February 16. He was also charged with stealing a motorcycle valued at $235,000, on December 13, at Independence Boulevard, Georgetown, property of Alex Blaire.

Following Ridley’s not guilty plea, Blaire told the court that his motorcycle was returned but that there is damage that need to be fixed. He said that Ridley’s family has made arrangements to pay.

Both matters were adjourned until February 16. Ridley will remain in prison until then.

Ridley has had numerous armed robbery charges brought to him between 2015 and 2022. In 2019, Ridley was sentenced by city Magistrate Anneth Singh on two robbery charges, in addition to two charges for assaulting two police officers who attempted to arrest him. He was sentenced to a total of three years imprisonment. After serving his time he was remanded for another armed robbery in 2021.


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