Man fined for breaking window

COURT TODAY BLOCKIrritated because he had not been paid in full for a day’s work, Anthony Glenroy Hunte took the law into his hands.

Hunte was supposed to receive $70 for cutting a lawn among other chores. However, as a result of his actions which landed him before the courts, he will now have to reimburse the man whose window he broke with a stone, 10 times that amount.

When the 55-year-old mechanic/landscaper appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today, he pleaded guilty to damaging a window valued $720 belonging to Keith Ward.

He was ordered to pay $700 in three months with an alternative of three months in prison. He was also placed on a bond to keep the peace for the next six months, or spend three months in prison.

“If you behave bad during that period, you will be conducting a course in jail on how to fix radiators,” Magistrate Frederick told the known offender.

As outlined by police prosecutor Station Sergeant Irvin Thompson, Hunte was given the job to cut Ward’s lawn on October 6, 2014, and charged him $70.

However, after completing the job, Hunte went to Ward’s residence seeking the remainder of his money as he had only received $30.

He was told to return the next morning but he became enraged and threw a stone which broke the window of the side door.

The matter was reported to police and investigations were carried out. Hunte was later arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

5 Responses to Man fined for breaking window

  1. Dexter Squires
    Dexter Squires September 5, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    always get paid first before u do your work….

    • Sharon Woolley
      Sharon Woolley September 5, 2015 at 4:44 pm

      I don’t know anyone that gets paid before they work, no matter what they do !!

  2. Mary Lou
    Mary Lou September 6, 2015 at 12:21 am

    the magistrate should of fine the man that owe the lawn cutter he money too cause he dishonest receive services and refuse to pay that is why the place is the way it is today get people to do jobs and then try to hide dont want pay that man got some balls to put the man in court and owe the man money smdh

  3. Lennox Hewitt September 6, 2015 at 5:52 am

    I doe wrought iron work fa people an ya roung man ya cant get pay first what may happen dey is d man dat paying may tell d man he giving he $40 first wen finish e getting d $30 now e dun d man may not got it so come back tommor he cant wait so he pelt d man house so now $750 he gaw pay d man so u cant get pay first

  4. Lennox Hewitt September 6, 2015 at 6:11 am

    No names but christmas come is 1 year a man from Arch Hall make me make 8 wrought iron windows for a woman in st james d man buy materials good enoff n what eva i want to make dem burgular bars hey man he like dum cause he install dum he self mean he agree wid dum dum did to he liken so dum had np boy d man owe me nearly $800 fa dum nearly 1 year we live less dan 7 min driving from each oda not one cent d man in gimmy but i not gine in damage d man property or nein so i does see he regularly too but he cant come back for me do nein n for he wa i getting at mine is $800 his is $30 i did no damage to property so d man dat say pay first is no tradesman so he shud shut up he mouth any one dat tradesman would telly so n pay court dey n lawyers now dum dey for grass cutter lol


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