By KHRISNA RUSSELL
Tribune Chief Reporter
Former Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller claims he was robbed yesterday of $2,700 when he went searching at an Oakes Discipline grocery store.
The revenue — his employees’ payroll — was remaining in his parked SUV in a e book underneath a seat, he advised The Tribune.
Mr Miller stated he considered he was adopted and the suspects who were driving a eco-friendly compact car or truck waited for an chance to steal the funds.
“They broke into my jeep,” Mr Miller, a former Progressive Liberal Get together Cupboard minister, mentioned. “I could have been lifeless if I confronted them.
“What happened, I went to the financial institution this morning, CIBC Madeira Street and my jeep was parked across the road at Modernistic and when I arrived out, I came out with a e book in my hand, and I had the payroll in the book.
“So, when I arrived out of the lender, I noticed this green Note practically in the front of my automobile and I say ‘what the hell, the male do not want to enable me out.’ I was going to confront them initially to say ‘ya know my brother, ya in the front of me ya know’ but a person head say, ‘you performed get rob twice with a gun to your head, depart them people alone’ and I remaining.”
Mr Miller claimed he remaining the Madeira Road area and went to the food items store in Oakes Area.
“I went on to Centreville and I went by Toote Shop Corner and by way of Deveaux Avenue. I went into Xtra Benefit opposite College of The Bahamas and within five minutes the dude mentioned, ‘Someone who driving the silver jeep, it just was damaged into.’
“So, I explained it can not be me, so I went exterior and sure plenty of it was my jeep.”
He said the burglars broke a single of his car’s windows and took the income that was pushed “halfway underneath the seat.”
“It’s incredible, you know. I am just imagining about it now. I purchased a soup proper in the very little plaza there prior to I went into the retail store. So they have to have viewed me go in there for the soup. I set the soup in the car or truck and went into the retail store and that’s when they break in and took the income and that is all they took by the way.
“But there is not something you could do about now. Thank God I am alive.”
Mr Miller is no stranger to this type of criminal offense.
“They pull gun on me twice, you know. You forget when we have been setting up Mario’s they robbed me of $28,000 and one particular time I went into Sunburst late at night time and the fellow place a gun to my head. So, I just glimpse in the obituary just now and my photograph wasn’t there and I smiled.
“Thank God I’m alive,” Mr Miller claimed.