$1000 fine for stolen $200 bike

He stole a $275 bike and now has to pay $1000 in court fines. Marlon Charlie pleaded guilty Friday morning to theft in the Corozal court. A messenger had left his bicycle in front of the Corozal Town Hall but it was stolen. The bike was later recovered from 28 year old Marlon Charlie and so he plead guilty to the crime of theft. The magistrate fined him $1000 but because hehad an outstanding court fine already, he was taken to prison.

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