Twenty-four-year-old Carlson Matthew Jnr will be spending 3 months behind bars after he admitted to escaping from the St. John’s Police Station today.
On January 5, Matthew was wanted for breaking and entering last week and was subsequently found and apprehended.
The Fort Road man however, pushed his way through two men who were being taken from a shared cell and fled through the Station’s Church Street gate on January 8.
He was recaptured a day later and slapped with a few more charges.
He is now charged for allegedly breaking into the dwelling house of female resident of Villa on January 1 2021, with the intent to commit a felony.
He is also accused of robbing a male resident of Gambles on Hilda Davis Drive of $75.00, and attempting to break into a dwelling house on Bishopsgate Street. Both incidents reportedly occurred on December 24, 2020.
He was initially wanted for allegedly breaking into a dwelling house on upper St.Georges Street on December 30th 2020, and stealing a mobile handset, money and jewelry- of which he pleaded not guilty and is set to stand trial on March 24.