Two persons who were denied bail on charges of theft and handling stolen goods have been finally granted bail by a Roseau Magistrate.
Michael Bunche, who was arrested and charged for theft of over $36,000, the property of Auto Trade, is now on bail in the sum of $50,000 with his aunt, Corinthia Blanc Esprit, standing as his surety.
His conditions of bail are that he must surrender all his travel documents, report to police headquarters every Monday and Friday, be of good behaviour and not interfere with the prosecution witnesses. The trial date is set for May 17, 2013.
Also granted bail after two weeks in custody was Nola James Peters of Roseau.
She was charged with handling stolen goods in excess of $48,000. Roseau MP Norris Prevost stood as surety with bail set at $65,000.
James was also required to surrender all her travel documents to the court, be of good behaviour and stay clear of all prosecution witnesses. She is to report to the Roseau police station every Tuesday and Friday.
Her trial date is June 3, 2013.