WAYNE Price, brother of dancehall deejay Bounty Killer, is expected to appear in a St Kitts court, today.
Price was arrested at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport on Saturday for allegedly stealing a customer service representative’s cellphone. He was part of Bounty Killer’s entourage preparing to board a flight to leave the island.
Bounty Killer (given name is Rodney Price) had performed on the St Kitts Music Festival in Warner Park, on Friday night. His brother had accompanied him.
“He [Wayne Price] is scheduled to appear in Basseterre Magistrate Court. The court opens at 9:00 am,” a police officer in St Kitts told the Jamaica Observer.
“The alleged act took place in Basseterre, therefore, he will be going to court there,” the officer continued.
According to media reports, Price was checking in at the airport and was being assisted by rep, who left her phone on the counter.
On realising the phone was missing, an alarm was raised.
The surveillance camera showed Price picking up the phone.
He was accosted by the police who found the phone. Reports are the battery and SIM card were removed.
He was subsequently arrested and charged.
— Brian Bonitto