Everton Waldron, of Bolans, has been fined $10,000 after stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of items from the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS), including some intended for victims of Hurricane Irma.
Waldron was found guilty of larceny in March after he stole EC $20,205.79 in items from NODS.
The 50 year old was charged with Larceny of a quantity of food and household items, the property of NODS as well as charged with receiving the same items knowing that they were stolen in January 2018.
Dion Browne of All Saints was also charged with Larceny of a quantity of food and household items, the property of NODS, valued at EC $3,105.20. He was further charged with Receiving of the said items, knowing them to have been stolen.
Browne was employed at NODS as a Relief Manager and Everton Waldron was employed as a Driver.
Browne was also found guilty and was sentenced some time prior in the Magistrate’s Court.
Last Friday, Justice AnnMarie Smith ordered Waldron to pay $3,000 by the end of this
month or spend six months in jail.
He is expected to pay the other $7,000 by the end of August or face 12 months behind bars.