Student attempts to steal from driving instructor

An unemployed 16-year-old has to successfully complete 120 hours of community service if he wants to keep his criminal record clean.

Jadane Curtis Tyrique Scantlebury of Taylor’s Land, Fairfield, St Michael pleaded guilty to a trespassing offence when he went before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Monday.

The teen confessed that on June 10 he entered the house of Shurland Boyce as a trespasser with intent to commit theft.

According to the facts presented by prosecutor Sergeant Cameron Gibbons, the complainant was Scantlebury’s driving instructor.

On the mentioned date Boyce was at home when Scantlebury opened his back door and entered. The homeowner confronted the teen who ran away.

Boyce later contacted police and Scantlebury was taken into custody where he admitted to committing the offence and was charged.

When the magistrate asked him whether he had anything to say in his defence, Scantlebury said “no”.

However, the young man, who is not known to the law courts, later apologized for his action.

A probation officer who interviewed Scantlebury then advised the court on the amount of community service to be imposed before it was enforced by the magistrate.

Scantlebury returns to court on October 6 to give an update of his service.

17 Responses to Student attempts to steal from driving instructor

  1. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince June 14, 2017 at 3:11 am

    Did he steal anything ?

  2. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince June 14, 2017 at 3:28 am

    Total BS….

  3. Sharon Taylor
    Sharon Taylor June 14, 2017 at 5:19 am

    Who tell wunna d boy ain’t went to get his permit? Dem driving intructors does hold onto your permit like dem pay for it! They does refuse to give uou back when you ask for it, excuse after excuse! No bigger criminal than a driving instructor!

  4. harry turnover June 14, 2017 at 6:29 am

    He got charge for ATTEMPTING TO STEAL ??? sounds like he only entered the mans’ house without permission…TRESPASSING …..but it appears that he is accustom to going there and through the back door too and waiting until the instructor is ready.

  5. Elle Tee
    Elle Tee June 14, 2017 at 6:36 am

    It seems that many parts to this story has been left out…did he take something? If so, what? Why would he even wanna go there when someone is home if his intent was to steal?

  6. ihatethieves June 14, 2017 at 6:56 am

    Trespassing..16..unemployed. He got $ to pay fuh driving lessons. Parents ahoy!!

  7. Lauraine Clarke
    Lauraine Clarke June 14, 2017 at 7:00 am

    The boy went in at the back door,consider this,if you live at the house you go in at the back,but if you coming to my house ,come at the front or the side.

  8. Jai Khan
    Jai Khan June 14, 2017 at 7:12 am

    Unless you have experienced a home robbery you may not be able to understand how this feels, but if a man comes through your back door, he could have three intentions, one is to steal, two is to get away after, and three to make sure nothing stops him from getting away…I always contend that a thief will kill. That is and will always be my view

    • Elle Tee
      Elle Tee June 14, 2017 at 8:02 am

      I completely agree because i have experienced a home invasion but the story seems to be missing peices ….

    • Jackie Agard
      Jackie Agard June 14, 2017 at 11:08 am

      I always say this to A THIEF WILL KILL , for that’s his escape route.

  9. Kevin June 14, 2017 at 7:48 am

    Look at all these people here trying to defend the trespasser’s actions. Tsk tsk. I hope if they see someone inside their home without an invite, they welcome them with open arms.

  10. Andy June 14, 2017 at 8:15 am

    Stole “privacy”. There was intent anyway.

  11. Nicole Taylor
    Nicole Taylor June 14, 2017 at 11:42 am

    Crazy society we living in when a person who enters your home without permission is seen as the victim and has so many defenders to his action.

  12. F.A.Rudder June 14, 2017 at 11:50 am

    THIS IS TOTALLY DISINFORMATION!!! Please act responsibly when compiling a topic!

  13. oh lawd June 14, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    Is “disinformation” a word?

  14. Elenor Maxine Harewood
    Elenor Maxine Harewood June 14, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    This is awful


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