On Thursday, 10 September 2015, consecutive sentences were handed down to a St Andrew resident, who appeared before the Grenville’s Magistrate Court on charges of unlawful possession of praedial produce and praedial larceny.
Wendell Collier, a 27-year-old, unemployed, of Post Royal, was sentenced to 3 months in Prison for unlawful possession, after 156 avocados were recovered from nearby bushes by officers of the Praedial Larceny Task Force, at the Grenville Police Station on Tuesday, 8 September 2015. Collier will serve an additional 6 months, after having been found guilty of stealing 75 pounds of plantains valued EC$225.00.
On another charge of vagrancy, Collier was reprimanded and discharged.
Source: Office of the Commissioner of Police