The Malta Independent 17 October 2019, Thursday

Remanded in custody for trying to steal car

Saturday, 21 September 2019, 14:48 Last update: about 25 days ago

A 29 year-old man from Hamrun has been remanded in custody after allegedly trying to steal a car.

Wayne Catania was arraigned before magistrate Joe Mifsud this morning, accused of attempting to steal an Opel Astra from Cottonera. Police said the attempted theft took place on September 20 between 10:45 and 11:15am.

He was also charged with damaging third party property and stealing items worth less than €23.

Catania, who had been jailed for theft in the past, pleaded not guilty.
Bail was not granted.

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Inspector Eman Hayman prosecuted.                                              

Lawyer Joe Brincat was legal aid to Catania.


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