Armed with three plastic bags a 29-year-old man boldly entered a local supermarket and proceeded to steal.
For that crime Dwight Dwayne Greene, of Wavell Gardens, Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, St Michael was back in prison today to serve a six-month sentence just three days after he was released from the institution.
Greene walked into Popular Discount yesterday with the bags and picked up $255 worth of items including a box of conflakes, two tins of corn beef, nine [jars] of peanut butter, seven tins of salmon, four tins of tuna and seven tins of sweet corn.
He dropped the bags and attempted to flee the scene when confronted by the security guard.
When police responded, Greene who was said to be a psychiatric patient reportedly told them he was hungry and no one had given him anything.
The accused’s record reflects previous offences for theft and drug possession.
“I never had a break from the court yet. Nobody gives me anything when I am out here and since I dealing with the court I never get a break,” he argued even as he urged the magistrate to remand him to the Psychiatric Hospital.
However, his conviction card showed
that he had been given several bonds in the past.
“I don’t want to go back to prison, I just come out Saturday gone. I don’t want to go back. I want to go to psychie,” Greene stated.
He was instead sentenced and told that he would receive his medication at the prison.