Man accused of stealing from construction company remanded

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Amos Moncherry was remanded to St. John’s Police Station on Tuesday on charges of larceny and receiving stolen items belonging to Beijing Construction Engineering International, the group engaged in multiple government construction projects.

He is scheduled for a follow up court hearing tomorrow (July 11) as investigators have indicated more charges are pending against him.

The 40-year-old Swetes resident appeared in the All Saints Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Ngaio Emanuel-Edwards yesterday.

He is accused of stealing and receiving $400 worth of construction nails; a nail gun worth $195; an electrical grinder valued $250; 26 earth braid valued $1,300; four grounding pliers with wire which cost $150; $65 worth of copper welding rod, and many other construction materials, amounting to $4,560 in value.

It is alleged the items were stolen from the company’s work site at Crabb’s on Sunday.

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