70-year-old breaks into Erdiston

todays courtSherland Elacey Boyce was not at Erdiston Teachers’ Training College on July 9 for any type of training.

The 70-year-old, who has several convictions, was there with intent to steal.

When Boyce appeared before acting Magistrate Elwood Watts in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court today, he pleaded guilty to the offence.

Station Sergeant Peter Barrow told the court that security personnel heard noises coming from the vicinity of the principal’s office. They called the police and, when they arrived, they saw Boyce running away.

He was pursued and held. Police later found evidence of a break-in at the principal’s office.

Boyce was sentenced to 12 months in prison and ordered to enrol in the reintegration programme at HMP Dodds.

2 Responses to 70-year-old breaks into Erdiston

  1. Panwallie July 11, 2015 at 1:42 am

    70 years old and several convictions! Sherland Elacey Boyce: Isn’t it about time you break into God?

  2. kathy-Ann Clarke July 11, 2015 at 11:57 am

    there are just some folks who do not know when its time to get their act together. At 70 years old, and having previous convictions ? What a shame he is to society. Needs two hot lashes in his back side. Lets hope that this sentence will open up his eyes to some good.


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