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Kareem Simon sentenced to 8 years in jail

Simon has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Kareem Simon, who pleaded guilty to the charge of aggravated burglary after it was reported that he and others allegedly stormed the Road Town Police Station on November 2010, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.

The sentencing was handed down by High Court Judge Rita Olivetti this morning April 3, 2012.

Mr. Simon is one of four men who allegedly stormed into the Road Town Police Station on November 24, 2010 and assaulted Police Officers.

He, along with Ramon George, Courtney Kamal Mead and Gerald Huggins, is also charged with carrying an unlicensed firearm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and unlawful possession of explosives.

The four men allegedly entered the Road Town police station armed with firearms.

The motive for the men storming into the police station was to allegedly steal ‘seized’ drugs. In light of this attempt, the Police have placed the drugs worth some $9M in a secured location.

More details to follow.

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