Suspect in Justice Breyer’s Robbery Released on Bail

According to police reports, Vedel Browne was allowed bail, in the sum of EC$100,000, with two sureties, on Friday, 24th February, 2012, after being held in custody for a week.

Some restrictions have been placed on his freedom however, and he is now required to report to the Gingerland Police Station, six days per week, between 7:00am and 7:00pm.

Browne was taken into custody on Saturday 18th February, after police had named him as a person of interest, in the alleged robbery of Justice Stephen Breyer, at his Nevis home, in Golden Rock Nevis, on 9th February, 2012. He was charged for the offense on Monday 20th February.

Browne is said to be from the village of Webbes Ground which is also located in Gingerland.

The incident managed to make world headlines but had a particular interest in the United States, with scores of media organizations there, reporting on the issue.

It is also believed that members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, have been assisting local police in their investigations. This however, has not been confirmed or denied by police.

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