Search

Hornsey man in court charged with Tottenham riots jewellery theft

14:51 04 May 2012

Police allegedly found a quantity of cash and drugs at Yhap

Police allegedly found a quantity of cash and drugs at Yhap's home.

Archant

A Hornsey man has appeared in court charged with a theft from a Tottenham jewellers after it was destroyed by fire in last year’s riots.

Demetri Yhap, 26, of Minster Walk, Lightfoot Road, appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court today in connection with the theft at Paradise Gems jewellers last August.

He has been charged with burglary of the jewellers, in High Road, on August 6, as well as violent disorder in High Road during the riots.

Yhap also faces charges of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and cannabis, after a quantity of cash and drugs were allegedly seized by officers at his home.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at the court again on May 11.

Three men have previously been arrested in connection with the burglary at Paradise Gems in which a safe was stolen following a fire.

A 37-year-old man was arrested on April 26 and bailed to return to a north London police station on July 28, while a 35-year-old man was arrested on April 19 and bailed to return on July 30.

On April 5, a 27-year-old man was also arrested in connection with the theft and bailed to return to a north London police station on June 10.

Latest Tottenham News Stories

Monday, March 7, 2016
Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem)

Your chance to quiz the seven top candidates running for Mayor of London in May is here.

Sunday, March 6, 2016
Mounted police controlled the crowds ahead of the match (Photo: Oliver Barr/PA Wire

)

Two football fans were arrested before Tottenham faced off against Arsenal at the north London derby yesterday after bottles were thrown at police.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Tottenham mega star Adele performs on stage at the SSE Arena Belfast last night (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Tottenham mega star Adele returned to the stage last night for the start of her nine-month world tour which will see her play more than 100 dates across the globe.

Thursday, December 17, 2015
Supporters walk past a fence displaying an image of the proposed new Spurs stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Tottenham have been granted planning permission by Haringey Council for the club’s revised proposal for a new stadium.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

Competitions

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Yummy traditional afternoon teas for two

MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Traditional Afternoon Teas for two at a location of your choice! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!