The brother of Jamaican dancehall artist Rodney Price, also known as Bounty Killer, was arrested at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport in St. Kitts on Saturday for stealing a cellphone.
Mark Price was arrested just before Bounty Killer and his entourage were about to board a flight to leave the island.
According to media reports, Price was filling out his immigration form with help from a customer service representative who left her phone on the counter. It’s alleged that Price removed the phone, checked through immigration and headed to the departure lounge.
When the customer service representative realised her phone was missing, she made an alarm.
Airport security checked the surveillance camera that showed Price picking up the phone from the counter.
He was confronted by the police who removed the phone as he sat in the departure lounge. It's reported that the when the phone was retrieved, the battery, SD card and SIM card were already removed.
Bounty Killer, performed on the St. Kitts Music Festival on Friday night at the Warner Park. He and his entourage, left on a WINAIR flight at 9:53am to St. Maarten leaving Mark Price behind. There they would boarded a flight to Jamaica. It's further understood that Mark Price is now in custody.