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Francis Lalanne

Grand Theft Auto Suspect Charged, Allegedly Found with More Than 20 Keys

Francis Lalanne

Francis Lalanne, commonly known as “Monkey” of Balata, Babonneau on July 6th, appeared in the First District court Gros – Islet on charges for preparation for commission of a crime.

Lalanne reportedly, turned himself in to authorities on July 5th. A previous police investigation conducted at Lalanne’s Balata residence in June led to the alleged discovery of more than 20 sets of car keys.

Police sources disclosed Francis Lalanne is a key suspect in a recent spate of auto-thefts. 

Gregory Cyril told HTS News4orce he is a victim of car theft. Cyril, a coconut vendor, said his vehicle was stolen on July 5th. The victim of auto-theft stood outside the First District during Lalanne’s arraignment. He hopes authorities can prosecute and convict those responsible. [Watch video.]

A Magistrate granted bail for Lalanne in the sum of $3000 or suitable surety. Bail conditions require Lalanne to report twice weekly to the Babonneau Police Station and remain indoors between 9 pm and 5 am nightly.

Francis Lalanne is scheduled to make another court appearance on August 3rd.

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