Twenty-nine-year-old Jamar Crichlow of Lears, St Michael, had pleaded guilty to having apparatus fit for the misuse of a controlled drug – cocaine – on November, 17, last year. He was sent to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment so that he could be considered for the Drug Treatment Court, but he went missing.
On January 10 this year, his mother, who stood surety for him said she had not seen him “for a while”, and as a result, she withdrew as surety and a warrant was ordered for him.
Last Monday when Crichlow appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Graveney Bannister, he was sentenced to 12 months in prison.
The prosecutor was Sergeant Vernon Waithe.