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Devonshire man denies robbery charge

A Devonshire painter was yesterday charged with robbing his former employer of more than $16,000.

Rodney Grimes, 24, was charged in Magistrates’ Court with robbing Deborah Sutherland, as manager of Terceira’s Gas Station, of $15,681.17 in cash and $1,069.49 in cheques.

Mr Grimes pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Senior Magistrate Archibald Warner released Mr Grimes on $10,000 bail with a like surety on the condition that he show up at Hamilton Police Station three times a week.

He is expected to return to Magistrates’ Court on September 29 for the matter to be mentioned.

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Published September 16, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated September 16, 2011 at 9:30 am)

Devonshire man denies robbery charge

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