Three people were recently convicted in the St. John’s Magistrates Court on varying charges, including possession of cocaine.
Ramone “Rusky” Thomas of Grays Farm appeared before Magistrate Conliffe Clarke on a charge of building break-in and larceny, and was sentenced to eight months at His Majesty’s Prison after pleading guilty.
He had been caught red-handed breaking into the downtown business.
Thomas also appeared before Chief Magistrate Joanne Walsh for another similar offence – during which he stole food items from a businessman – and received jail time.
Both sentences will run consecutively.
Meanwhile, Oliver Braithwaite appeared before Magistrate Clarke on a charge of possession of cannabis and pleaded guilty to the offence. He was fined $900, payable by October 31; in default, he will spend six weeks in prison.
On the other hand, Kaelyam Braithwaite pleaded guilty to possession of crack/cocaine before Magistrate Clarke. He was convicted and fined $700, which also has to be paid by the end of October, or he will spend six weeks in prison.