Former goalkeeper, Kun Dixon, (Joe Carr), told a gathering of community members Saturday to give his administration support to improve conditions in the Karpeh Street Community.Speaking during the installation of officers for the next three years, Carr said, “I’m coming on board at a time our people need a leader with a vision and who can inspire them to get things done.”Held at the residence of the late Toby Brown in Karpeh Street, near New Kru Town, Monrovia, Carr promised to be a good servant.He said his administration will embark on three necessary ventures, which are to improve latrine and water facilities, empower the youths and seek scholarships for students as well as a loan scheme for women.He, however, pointed out that the new administration’s objectives would be realized only with the support of the community.Installing officer, New Kru Town Governor Alice B. Wiah urged the new leaders not to disappoint the community.She appealed to the women to work with their men and promised her support to all meaningful projects.Earlier, a political activist Mr. Robert Teah promised 100 scholarships for school-going children, along with LD1, 000.00 to enable the new administration to open a bank account.Chairman Joe Carr was a goalkeeper for several football clubs in New Kru Town, and was good at saving penalty kicks, friends told the Daily Observer.Others who were installed along with him were Secretary General Ms. Cecelia Russell and Financial Secretary Daniel D. Wea. Vacant positions to be filled in a by-election are co-chairman, treasurer and chaplain.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Eighteen-year-old Fiaze Mohammed found himself before Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts slapped with two charges of breaking and entering.The first charge against Mohammed stated that on September 9, 2018 at Campbellville, Georgetown, he broke and entered the dwelling of Toolsie Persaud and stole $10,000; US$1000 and Cdn$1000, which amounted to $370,000 in local currency.The other charge stated that on the same date and location, the teen broke and entered the dwelling of Persaud and stole one Samsung J7 Prime cellular phone valued $70,000 along with one Samsung J7 Pro cellular phone valued $65,000, property of Trisha Persaud. The teen denied the charges.Attorney-at-Law Paul Fung-A-Fat, in a bail application, told the court that the teen had no previous charges laid against him.According to facts presented in court, on September 9, 2018, the Virtual Complainants (VCs) secured their valuables and left their home to attend a church function. However, about 03:30h when they arrived home, they discovered the items missing. A report was made to the Police, and an investigation was launched. This led to the arrest of the teen.According to the prosecution’s case, the teen in an oral statement admitted the offence, and was later charged.No objections to bail were made by Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris. Magistrate Latchman released the teen on $250,000 bail for each charge. The case will continue on October 29, 2018.