A 39-year-old St John auto repairman has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison, Dodds, St Philip, after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on several charges.
Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson, in handing down the order on Nicholas Andre Harewood of Glebe Land, St John, has remanded him for 28 days and he will return to court on March 1.
However, for other charges he will appear in the District ‘C’ on February 5.
He was not allowed to plead to the indictable matters which are:
on December 12, 2018, without lawful excuse, he damaged by fire a house belonging to Kirk White of Church Gap, Jackson, St Michael;
on the same day, without lawful excuse, he damaged one vehicle, the property of Kirk White;
also on that day, he stole one cellular phone valued $600, belonging to Abigail Campbell of Church Gap, Jackson, St Michael;
between August 14 and 15, 2018, he stole one car battery valued $214.56; one bumper, valued $200; one socket light valued $70; two headlamps valued $150 all totalling $636.56 belonging to Tyrone Walters of Mayers Road, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael;
between August 14 and 15, 2018, he stole a grille valued $75, two headlamps valued $294, two indicator lights valued $20, one transmission cooler valued $550, one battery valued $290.80, one bumper valued $200, two bumper re-enforcers valued $94, one water bottle valued $50, two side motion lights valued $80, six light sockets valued $1.50, one TRD emblem valued $50, one light set valued $322, one battery terminal valued $45, total value $2,062;
between August 10 and 11, 2018, he stole one bonnet valued $600;
on December 31, 2018, he stole $2 587 in money, two bags valued $68, six bottles valued $12, two packs of cigarettes valued $30, 15 cigarettes valued $15, ten packs of wrappers valued $30, two packs of mints valued $22, two packs of biscuits valued $20, and 43 cigarette lighters valued $43 belonging to Elvis Beckles of Hothersal Land, St John.
It is further alleged that he assaulted as well as unlawfully and maliciously wounded Beckles on the same day.
Prosecutor Police Constable Kenmore Phillips in objecting to bail, told the court that Harewood was on bail when the alleged offences were committed.
His defence counsel is attorney-at-law Vonda Pile whose application for bail was denied.