A 38-year-old man had a change of heart today after his mother made it clear that she was not signing bail on his behalf unless he received help.
“I don’t want to sign bail unless he gets some help. I can’t take the stress that he is putting me through. I can’t take it,” the mother of accused Omalli Laron Shurland told the court when she took the stand today.
It was at that time that Shurland, of 2B South Wildey, Pine, St Michael told Magistrate Douglas Frederick that he would like to change his plea on the charge that he assaulted Baggio Benskin on January 10, 2019.
However, he will have to remain at HMP Dodds until February 18. That’s when the prosecutor will outline the facts of the case against him in preparation for sentencing.
Shurland has been on remand since his first appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, as he had no one to sign his bail.