Panty thief off to Dodds

COURT TODAY BLOCKThe 25-year-old unemployed man who stole several items from his grandmother’s home last December, including panties and boxers, was sentenced to six months in prison yesterday.

As part of his sentence, Nathaniel Jeremiah Jean-Claude Grant will have to undergo drug counselling at HMP Dodds during his incarceration.

Last month when Grant appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty, his grandmother Mary Cameron-John told the court that she loved her grandson but he had a serious drug problem and she wanted help for him.

However, Magistrate Douglas Frederick explained to her that Grant first had to be assessed by the Psychiatric Hospital, after which Verdun House would interview him to see if he was a fit candidate for their rehabilitation programme.

That process was followed but unfortunately for Grant, Verdun House officials told the court yesterday that he was not a fit candidate. Based on the interview held with Grant, he seemed reluctant to participate in their rehabilitation programme.

Grant, who has prior convictions, entered his grandmother’s home between December 25 and 28, and made off with $359 in items. Along with the underwear, Grant stole rum, bathroom and toilet cleaner, shampoo and conditioner.

The complainant found the items missing after she returned home from work.

14 Responses to Panty thief off to Dodds

  1. Tristan John
    Tristan John February 17, 2016 at 8:17 am


  2. Empresz Jana
    Empresz Jana February 17, 2016 at 9:58 am

    Lol stole pants frm granny , go straight to jail

  3. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce February 17, 2016 at 10:27 am

    Captain Underwear!

  4. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce February 17, 2016 at 10:27 am
    • Tristan John
      Tristan John February 17, 2016 at 2:54 pm

      You does kill me with these stickers lol

  5. Browne-love Jan
    Browne-love Jan February 17, 2016 at 11:08 am
  6. Sonia Shepherd
    Sonia Shepherd February 17, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    Lol lol . Omg ah wonder wht he was gonna do with them

  7. Lawrence Griffith
    Lawrence Griffith February 17, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    The judge that sentenced him should be under going drug treatment too. How in the world couldn’t the prison help him if he is stealing his grandmother draws? Yet again you see clearly that the justice system lack basic understanding in passing sensible judgment. All these decisions cost the taxpayers millions of dollars annually.. Yet the government can’t pay their debt..

    • Shumain McCollin
      Shumain McCollin February 17, 2016 at 5:27 pm

      My question is if he doesn’t want to undergo rehabilitation what else was to be done with him? Verdun does not forcibly detox anyone.

    • Lawrence Griffith
      Lawrence Griffith February 17, 2016 at 5:46 pm

      Prison isn’t the place for rehab. Studies have shown that rehabilitation centers in prison doesn’t work. In prison they can still get the drugs they want. The fact is you can’t force a person to be drug free. The person themselves have to be ready to work towards being clean.

  8. Marilyn Ross-Boyd February 17, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    You mean to tell me this young man is going to jail for six months for stealing panties etc, n some murderers getting out to spend Christmas with their families? This is a joke right?

  9. Marilyn Ross-Boyd February 17, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    I left a comment earlier this evening, and I guess you guys refused to post it smh!


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