Armed robbery suspect appears in court

Armed robbery suspect appears in court

An armed robbery suspect concealed his identity with a towel when he appeared in court  today in connection with the March 24, 2017 holdup of  the National Farmers and General Workers Credit Union at Bois D’Orange.

The suspect, identified as Ked Jean of Marc, Bexon, was remanded in custody pending a bail hearing on Thursday, it was reported.

The 39 year old was charged yesterday with robbery, according to information.

Another suspect is still at large.

Two men, one of them brandishing a gun, are reported to have held up the National Farmers and General Workers Credit Union at Bois D’Orange  on Friday of last week,  after relieving a female security guard of her firearm.

The bandits, who were not wearing masks at the time, robbed the credit union of an estimated $50,000 in cash and cheques before escaping, according to information obtained by the Times.

The armed robbery is reported to have been captured on CCTV camera.

No one was hurt in the incident as staff of the credit union did as they were told, the Times was informed.

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45 Comments

  1. Marie
    March 29, 2017 at 3:42 pm Reply

    Why did the police allow the guy to have a towel over his head when he went to rob the bank he face was exposed so the hell is that choops tan

    1. Anonymous
      March 29, 2017 at 4:02 pm Reply

      Cuz innocent till proven guilty

      1. Anon1
        March 30, 2017 at 8:28 am Reply

        “Innocent till proven guilty” – oh garcon what planet you living on didn’t you read the initial article.

        Both rob the place with no mask, all captured on CCTV bang to rights.

        So what papishow you taking about “Innocent till proven guilty”

        Some of you Lucians have no COMMON SENSE go watch Sesame Street

        1. Anonymous
          March 30, 2017 at 10:13 am Reply

          lol so true

    2. The Jackal
      March 29, 2017 at 6:49 pm Reply

      Yea its true.,is only now he choose to cover his face.,stupid people does stupid things lol

    3. Anonymous
      March 29, 2017 at 10:46 pm Reply

      That innocent-looking towel conceals a guilty conscience.

    4. Anonymous
      March 31, 2017 at 11:48 pm Reply

      Because his innocent. If it were you and you were innocent, would you like the cameras in your face kst!!

  2. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 3:46 pm Reply

    Nonsense we need to see those fools,to safeguard ourselves in the future.

  3. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 3:46 pm Reply

    Why the police not showing the camara photos

    1. Anonymous
      March 29, 2017 at 5:26 pm Reply

      plp jus talk jus be strong rude boy (Word deleted)

      1. Anon1
        March 30, 2017 at 8:31 am Reply

        Yeah Rude Boy be strong because if any of dem farmers or general workers lay their hands on you. Toot by fini…

        Be strong rude boy.

  4. Fugitive
    March 29, 2017 at 3:56 pm Reply

    What he hiding his face for?he was not hiding when he did the crime (Word deleted)

  5. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 4:27 pm Reply

    Aaaa what happened to st Lucian’s you all really something else that’s for the evidence it will come out one day it must make fame one day.

  6. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 4:45 pm Reply

    Just charged with robbery? What about the other charges associated with the crime? I hope there are more charges to come. For example, illegal possession of a firearm etc…..

  7. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 5:02 pm Reply

    So what happened to the gun they stole from the female security guard and where the money ($50000) gone?

  8. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 5:03 pm Reply

    Innocent till proven guilty my foot the CCTV didn’t fake or frame him its time they expose them basterds so the public can be aware and take precaution

  9. Smh
    March 29, 2017 at 5:10 pm Reply

    That’s what I don’t like the media for y allow these guys to hide they faces after they do their crime I mean they were bold enough to go in broad day light an do the ting wit no mask or nothing covering they face an now for him to make himself known to the public so we all know who they are they’re allowing him to hide ….wow an that’s the police way on asking the public to help them help us …..so what if that man is a suspect in another incident how WI the public identify him if he’s hiding his face smh innocent until proven guilty my @$$ if they a suspect let the public know cause sometimes it may not be what they are going him for but it could be something else …..WE NEED TO SEE THEY FACES ONCE HELD CAUSE WE NEED TO KNOW SOMETIMES THEY CAN BE RIGHT IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AN U DON’T KNOW WEN WAS THE GIRL IN THE THING WITH U-BAL-D@$$ HER FACE , NAME AN EVERYTHING WAS ALL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA SO SAME THING YALL NEED TO DO WIT DEM OTHERS THAT COMMIT THEY CRIMES

    1. Anonymous
      March 31, 2017 at 11:54 pm Reply

      don’t speak what you don’t know. There were no charges laid against him. He’s accused as being a suspect, this is the media, they love to frame you. Innocent until proven guilty. (Words deleted)

  10. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 5:20 pm Reply

    He did not hide his face to take the gun from my child mother up to now the woman still shaken

  11. madness
    March 29, 2017 at 5:27 pm Reply

    WTH …..ya’ll allowing the perpetrator to hide his face come on do the right thing man …..the man did a boldface crime he was brave at the time now wat ….ya’ll the media getting me sick at times smh

  12. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 5:41 pm Reply

    WHEN I WAS A CHILD I USED TO ENVY SAINT LUCIA FOR THE PEACE IT WAS BLESSED WITH.

  13. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 5:42 pm Reply

    Agreed,them fellas lazy and don’t want to work. Our money they want to live large. We need to see the face and also those of the rapist. I will always be for seeing their faces because it can be a teacher,a preacher,a doctor,a neighbor. WE NEED TO KNOW

  14. No name
    March 29, 2017 at 6:04 pm Reply

    I’m a security officer and b4 we shoot someone police quick to arrest us smh I won’t take any chance with those criminals I’ll go to jail knowing I protected my self it’s time we armed guards are being seen as people who protect and not the other way round that’s why those criminals are quick to attack us I won’t play with themno

  15. Shut yall Becks
    March 29, 2017 at 6:28 pm Reply

    Yall don’t know the full story or anything about the situation . people always seem to identify the wrong persons while the real criminals are still out there.(Words deleted)

    1. smh
      March 30, 2017 at 9:36 am Reply

      Well since u know the real criminals turn him in

  16. paul
    March 29, 2017 at 7:32 pm Reply

    llet every one see his face so that we can be wear of him

    1. Anonymous
      March 31, 2017 at 11:57 pm Reply

      Kst why don’t you show your face, since you like to talk (Word deleted)

  17. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 8:02 pm Reply

    The capitalist crooks who live in cap estate are thiefs to as well

    1. Anonymous
      March 29, 2017 at 9:00 pm Reply

      But they don’t use illegal firearms to frighten people in broad daylight. And , by the way, a lot of us are thieves, one way or another. Please do not excuse this brazen, daylight, robbery which had people traumatised.

      1. Anonymous
        March 30, 2017 at 3:45 am Reply

        Well they are the ones who smuggle the guns in st lucia

  18. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 9:13 pm Reply

    Hmm o boy stop ; wat about the white collar criminals Sitting in the office robbing u in your face:, wat about them and the police; more crime have tobhapoen in St Lucia until the people of St Lucia check them self Quick to Judge your child might be robbing soon be careful; with the rate st Lucia going

  19. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 9:17 pm Reply

    The bigger heads robbing u in your face LAWYERS 1000 JUST TO STAND IN COURT…… DOCTORS 200 PER VISIT SUPERMARKET ….

  20. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 9:25 pm Reply

    So much robbery the police doing,…. thieving the prople drugs and noney and killing them; that is the reason the country so; because the fellas usecti sit inxthe GETO SELLING THEY WEED TO MA KM E A BREAD AND POLICE TAKEING IT…SO WAT U EXPECT…NO MONEY MORE CRIME ;;;

  21. Anonymous
    March 29, 2017 at 9:28 pm Reply

    STOP JUDGEING,,, YOUR CHILD MIGHT BE NEXT …. YOUR PM SAY COUNTRY HAVE NO MONEY

  22. Anonymous
    March 30, 2017 at 3:48 am Reply

    The parents of the youtes spend thousands of dollars to send them to school when they graduate security jobs they getting at 4:25 an hour 12 hours a day one day off a week so is the system that have to be blame i guess England will have to build a few more prisons as crime has just began no one should work for less than 12 dollars an hour in st lucia

  23. Society
    March 30, 2017 at 6:29 am Reply

    Can CCTV evidence be use in court.. as far as i know..No…we have 1950’s laws. .in 2017…the law haven’t been amended as far as i know..know the laws…you being caught on cctv in st.lucia..that’s crap..cause it can’t be used in court..get it right.

    1. Anon1
      March 30, 2017 at 8:41 am Reply

      I have to say you have a fair point regarding the use of CCTV evidence in court.

      The law has to be amended in order for CCTV images to be admissible in court.

      However saying that there’s more than one way to skin a cat.

      In this situation an ID parade can suffice, neither of them had masks on, surely the security and or staff should be able to identify the robbers. If CCTV evidence isn’t admissible.

  24. work for yours
    March 30, 2017 at 8:20 am Reply

    Your woman didn’t get to enjoy the money, she all over Facebook commenting. She needs to get a job. And why are you hiding your face now idiot? Haha!

    1. Anonymous
      April 1, 2017 at 12:00 am Reply

      Smh you’ll lucians love to talk, you’ll live to speak what you’ll don’t know.(Word deleted)

  25. Vibz
    March 30, 2017 at 9:25 am Reply

    It amazes me to read some of these comments. Are these people who are condoning armed robbery serious? No wonder this country is sinking into the abyss. If not apprehended and brought to justice, these guys would become emboldened to rob again. Next time it could be your family or mine who might be the victims. If their images were captured by CCTV, these should be plastered all over regular and social media. Show these lazy worthless thugs, who make their living by robbing people of their hard earned money, that the heavy hand of the law is determined to locked them away until they turn old and gray.

  26. Anonymous
    March 30, 2017 at 1:43 pm Reply

    Haig u next.

  27. SMH
    March 30, 2017 at 4:55 pm Reply

    i realize that no one is asking about the other accomplice in this robbery. Since the police knows his true identity why haven’t they also given out his name to the public and asked anyone who knows his whereabouts to call the police. It sickens me when the police knows the names of armed and dangerous criminals that they are in pursuit of and don’t give the public any info which we can use to assist in apprehension and to protect ourselves. For all you know this other guy can be your next door neighbor. In the bigger countries if the police knows the true identity of an armed criminal and dont disclose it to the public and anyone else gets assaulted by that person then the police can also be held accountable.(Expression deleted)

  28. Anonymous
    March 30, 2017 at 5:49 pm Reply

    Lash him with a bull whip in the public square. till his back bleeds.

  29. Peter.st.rose
    April 19, 2017 at 12:09 am Reply

    Seems like the leader is not leading ;seems like the police are not policing ; seems like the Customs department is not controlling; seems like the media is not criticizing; seems like some commentators lack understanding ;seems like the criminals are booming. Seemingly St.Lucia is going backwards.Seems like there needs to be a serious dialogue on how such escalating crime can damage an economy, especially one dependent on tourism ;and the security and well being of St.Lucia and future generations .

  30. lucianalien
    April 19, 2017 at 9:06 am Reply

    The cops should have bloody pulled the towel off. What the heck he doing with it anyway. It can be used to strangle someone.

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