Man stole from CedarBridge to buy drugs
A man who broke into a high school and stole a watch and a pocket knife for drug money will be sentenced for his offences next month.
Magistrates Court heard yesterday that a security officer at CedarBridge Academy, Devonshire, saw Ahmad Muhammad, 34, on CCTV outside the school.
He saw Muhammad enter the school through a window and phoned the police.
Officers later found Muhammad sitting in the principal’s office and arrested him for trespassing.
He was searched and a woman’s gold watch and a folded pocket knife, both of an unknown value, were found in his pockets.
Muhammad later admitted finding the watch in a locker and the knife in a teacher’s desk.
He added that he broke into the school to steal a laptop and sell the device for money to buy cocaine, but instead took the other items.
The incident happened last Wednesday.
Magistrate Maxanne Anderson ordered that Muhammad, from Sandys, undergo a social inquiry report and a drug assessment before his sentencing on July 13.
She released him on $2,000 bail and ordered him to stay away from CedarBridge Academy.
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