Man denies jewellery theft
A 54-year-old was yesterday accused of stealing more than $10,000 of jewellery from Hamilton stores.
Coolridge Eve pleaded not guilty in Magistrates’ Court, to two counts of theft and a count of attempting to steal.
He is charged with stealing a gold chain and bracelet valued at $8,850 from Swiss Timing Ltd on January 7, and three gold bangles valued at $5,275, from Sovereign Jewellers on January 25.
Mr Eve was arrested following a third incident, which took place on Monday at Swiss Timing Ltd.
Crown counsel Tawana Tannock told the court the first two incidents were captured on CCTV cameras.
Senior Magistrate Archibald Warner remanded Mr Eve into custody until a June 4 trial.