The man who police recently arrested in connection with mail tampering at the General Post Office (GPO) made his first appearance in court on Friday and was granted bail.
He has been identified as Jimmy Myers of Yam Piece, Stock Farm.
He is facing 18 charges of mail tampering under the GPO Act.
Myers pleaded not guilty to all the charges and is being represented by attorney, Joshua Francis.
Most of the alleged mail tampering is said to have taken place between March 18 and March21 and some of the letters allegedly tampered with belong to Ophelia Linton, Oscar Jno Charles, West Children Federation Child Fund, Tracia Lewis, A. Bertrand, Lucile Lewis, among others.
The prosecution told the court that they were “not objecting to bail” with a proper surety.
Bail was set in the sum of $12,000.00 with Myer’s parents standing as surety.
Trial date has been set for September 10, 2013 and August 13, 2013 was set to deal with “procedural matters.”
Police Prosecutor Inspector Michael Laduat, told the court that the likelihood exists for more charges to be brought against Myers.