Man charged with theft, stolen items include $900,000 of casino chips

Jackson Yeoh was charged on Thursday (Jan 21) with stealing several items from the Marina Bay Sands casino, including $900,000 worth of casino chips.
Jackson Yeoh was charged on Thursday (Jan 21) with stealing several items from the Marina Bay Sands casino, including $900,000 worth of casino chips. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - A 23-year-old Malaysian man was charged on Thursday (Jan 21) with stealing several items from the Marina Bay Sands casino, including $900,000 worth of casino chips.

Mr Jackson Yeoh allegedly took items worth around $911,500 in total from a baccarat table in the casino at around 8.42pm on Sept 2 last year.

In addition to the chips, he also swiped a black Zegna clutch bag, a BMW car key, credit cards, a mobile phone and some $10,000 in cash.

Yeoh was remanded for a week in the Central Police Division.

He will appear in court again on Jan 28 and if custody is no longer needed, will be offered bail.

If convicted of theft, he could be jailed for up to three years with a fine.