Man fined for throwing Chinese food Over Prison Wall

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Source: Observer

A young man was fined $350 after he was convicted of throwing a bag containing Chinese food over the walls of His Majesty’s Prison.

On November 20, in broad daylight, a constable on duty observed a man dressed in a white vest and short pants carrying a white bag in the vicinity of the eastern side of the prison wall.

The man threw the bag over the wall and ran, but the officer chased him and was able to apprehend him in the vicinity of Teachers Place.

He was later identified as 21-year-old Jahvante Lloyd, of Fort Road, a convicted felon.

The youngster confessed to the officer that he had tossed “one likkle bag with a bowl of Chinese food for someone”.

When he appeared in the St John’s Magistrate’s Court yesterday he pleaded guilty to conveying.

However, he issued an apology to the court and stated that “it won’t happen again”.

Lloyd was then fined $350 by Magistrate Conliffe Clarke who gave him a week to pay.

If he fails to pay the fine, he will be imprisoned for two months.

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9 COMMENTS

  1. The man how hard and how bad the food is inside the prison… he have knock on the big red gate and begged please ro take in the likkle chinnie food.

    The magistrate should have just warned him…and sent him on his merry….$350 for a $10 food.

    • CHINESE CHEF

      Well, since ‘Inmates, want ‘…Chinese Food’ in the ‘…City Pen,’ the authorities might wish to assign a ‘…Chinese Chef’ to prepare ‘…Chinese Food’ for them.

  2. I think he should of gotten a warning especially for the fact it was just food…Well atleast this time it was food…

  3. Bovell and J.fart…😅😅😅…observer was carrying it…like it’s such a big thing…😅😅…by the way Bovell was been spoon 🥄 feed

  4. why would one want to throw food over the prison walls to a prisoner in side. He can just carry the food the legal way to the front gate.

  5. … and I heard that a prisoner was given an extra jail term for throwing it back out 🤣🤣🤣

    The prisoner tell the man he wanted some bull foot soup. Tarl!

  6. Why charge a man for sending food for the hungry imagine food is a problem it better than a weapon but food come on man .getting charge for feeding some one waw .

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