Fifty-nine-year-old Elvis Soodeen of Union Road, Marabella, was sentenced to four years in prison for robbery by Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan.

According to police reports, on February 27th around 7 pm, a Marabella resident secured and left his home located on Southern Main Road. When he returned on March 3rd around he discovered that his home had been broken into.

Further checks revealed that a 20-pound gas cylinder and nail products valued at $3,250, were missing. The scene was processed by WPC Huggins and PC Sooknanan. Video footage was reviewed and the suspect was arrested and charged the following day for housebreaking and larceny by PC Ramlal.