Man arraigned on several charges of theft and housebreaking

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Ambrose Gibson, 31, of #71 McKinney Drive appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on Thursday, charged with 10 counts of stealing and four counts of housebreaking.

According to court documents, the thief went on a stealing spree in southwestern New Providence, robbing residents in the Carmichael Road area of televisions, cell phones, lawn mowers, bicycles, grills, generators and power tools.

When given the opportunity to explain his actions to the court, the accused said that it was because of bad company which led to his actions.

McKinney pleaded guilty to all 14 charges and has been sentenced to four years in prison. The magistrate also ordered the defendant to fully compensate all complainants and failure to do so will result in six additional months.