Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds will be home for an unemployed man for the next nine months.
The sentence was imposed earlier today when Peter Anthony Barnes, of Reed Street, St Michael appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to four of five offences.
The 35-year-old admitted that he stole a pair of Prada glasses worth $1,776, the property of Duty Free Caribbean on December 8, 2018. He also took responsibility for unlawfully assaulting Crystal Sobers on February 8 and agreed that he was about to commit burglary between May 7 and 8 when he loitered at Zandra’s Hot Food Stall located at Fairchild Street, The City. Barnes also pleaded guilty to stealing four bottles of capsules worth $104.50 belonging to Strathclyde Pharmacy and Health Shop on May 7.
Magistrate Douglas Frederick slapped him with a nine-month, three-month, one–month and three-month sentences respectively on the charges, which will all run concurrently.
Barnes however has to appear in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court on June 6 on the charge that he stole a $180.99 watch belonging to Duty Free Caribbean on May 15.