$500,000 grocery thief caught, charged

first_img16 months laterA man, who made off with half of a million dollars’ worth of groceries in 2016 found himself before City Magistrate Judy Latchman after he was finally caught by Police earlier this month.Michael Boodhoo, 58, of Lot 95 Covent Garden, East Bank Demerara (EBD), denied that on December 23, 2016, at Avenue of the Republic, Georgetown, he stole two boxes containing a quantity of food and beverages valued at $500,000, property of Lisa McDonald.The Police Prosecutor told the Court that on December 23, 2016, the now dredge owner, who was previously a taxi driver, was hired by the virtual complainant (VC). The woman purchased the goods, loaded the defendant’s taxi and proceeded to Avenue of the Republic.Upon her arrival there, she began to unload the goods, and while doing so, the woman reportedly went to use the bathroom.However, when she returned, the defendant, his car and her goods were nowhere to be found.The matter was reported to the Police, but it was not until last week that the VC saw Boodhoo and pointed him out to the Police.As such, he was arrested and charged with the offence.His Attorney, George Thomas, made an application for his client to be granted his pre-trial liberty, noting that he is willing to lodge his passport if necessary and to report to the Police Station.Boodhoo was released on $160,000 bail. The case will continue on May 14.last_img read more

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PROCEEDS FROM PLAY WILL GO TOWARDS DONEGAL RAPE CRISIS CENTRE

first_imgFrank Shouldice, playwright has very kindly offered to donate the proceeds from the preview night on Monday 8th October of his play Marie Clare to the Donegal Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre.The play will be shown in Theatre 36, Dublin and we would encourage people to go along to a fantastic play and support a very worthy cause.Tickets are on sale @ticketbud.com.  PROCEEDS FROM PLAY WILL GO TOWARDS DONEGAL RAPE CRISIS CENTRE was last modified: October 4th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:PROCEEDS FROM PLAY WILL GO TOWARDS DONEGAL RAPE CRISIS CENTRElast_img read more

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Donegal chef crowned All-Ireland Chowder Champion!

first_imgCopany man Mark Johnston has been crowned the All-Ireland Chowder Champion during today’s All-Ireland Chowder Cook-off in Kinsale.Mark is the owner of the Beara Coast Hotel in Castletownbere Co Cork, and wowed attendees at the event with his incredible chowder and beara seaweed scones.Mark will now travel to Newport, Rhode Island as a guest chef in 2018! A representative of each of the 32 counties battled it out by making their best chowders which were judged by attendees at the event.Letterkenny based chef Chris Molloy also took part in this year’s event.This is not the first year Donegal has been well represented in the All-Ireland Chowder Cook-Off, with Kieran Doherty of Nancy’s Barn in Ballyliffin lifting the trophy in last year’s competition. Donegal chef crowned All-Ireland Chowder Champion! was last modified: April 9th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:all-ireland chowder cook offcopanydonegalkinsalemark johnstonlast_img read more

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