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Men plead guilty to possessing illegal identity information

Published:Friday | June 19, 2015 | 6:54 AM

Two men have pleaded guilty to Knowingly Possessing Identity Information under the anti-lottery scam legislation.

Twenty-year-old auto mechanic Triston Tomlinson, and 21-year-old farmer Domar Robinson, of Bigwoods in Darliston, Westmoreland appeared before the St Elizabeth Circuit Court.

Reports are that on January 2, members of the St Elizabeth Proactive Investigation Unit were on patrol along High Street in Black River in the parish, when they observed two men acting suspiciously.

Both men were accosted and found to possess Identity Information of persons living in the United States of America.

They were subsequently arrested and charged.

The court has ordered a social enquiry report and sentencing of the men is set for Friday, June 26.

Their conviction brings the total number of convictions in the parish by the St Elizabeth Proactive Investigation Unit to fifteen.