Today, Thursday 5 July 2018, at St Helena Magistrates Court, Jeremy Crowie of Deadwood was sentenced to a 16-month Probation Order for the offence of burglary and ordered to pay Pound 300 in compensation. He had earlier pled guilty having been on remand since 15 June 2018.
This matter relates to a 'break in' at Longwood Supermarket (Rose & Crown Ltd), back in August 2017, whereby damage to the building and stock was caused by Mr Crowie as he attempted to steal.
Investigating Officer, trainee Detective Constable Clark, said:
I would like to thank those members of the community that came forward with information, their assistance along with the use of the latest in forensic techniques led us to Mr Crowie. This investigation and outcome should send a clear message to those individuals who choose to steal from their fellow islanders � they will be brought to justice no matter when the crime was committed.
If anyone has information about individuals committing a crime, then I would urge you to come forward, you can give your information in confidence to the Criminal Investigations Department via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 22626 or speak to an officer of your choice.
Source: St Helena Government