Men Charged For Stealing Praedial Produce Fined By Court

PR – Lisroy Joseph, 47 years, Fisherman of Pearls, Akim Aberdeen, 21 years, Farmer, of La Poterie and Anthony Edgar, 42 years, Farmer of La Poterie who were jointly charged for the offences of Praedial Larceny and Vagrancy for a quantity of Soursop, were sentenced at the Sauteurs Magistrate’s Court, on December 8, 2020.

They received a total fine of three thousand dollars and were ordered to pay compensation of four thousand five hundred dollars respectively, for the charge of Praedial Larceny.   Joseph, Edgar and Aberdeen received suspended sentences of one (1) year, in default, one (1) year in prison, while Aberdeen will serve six (6) months in prison, in default of his suspended sentence.

In a separate incident, Stephon John, 27 years of Moyah, St. Andrew, and Anthony Edgar, 42 years, Farmer of La Poterie, St. Andrew, were jointly charged for the offence of Vagrancy.  Both men pleaded guilty and were given suspended sentences of one (1) year and in default, three (3) months in prison.