Thief gets five years behind bars


Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds will be home to 43-year-old Anthony Ricardo Emmanuel Prescott for the next five years.

Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant imposed the sentence on the Brownes Gap, Sargeants Villages, Christ Church resident who recently pleaded guilty to 13 charges under the Theft Act in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court.

The facts surrounding Prescott’s burglary spree showed that he broke into the residences and businesses after they had been secured.

Prescott entered Desmond’s Bar and stole various grocery items, alcohol and a bicycle belonging to Lorraine Lynch worth $1,489.50 between December 30 and 31, 2018. He targeted the same establishment between February 15 and 16, 2019 and stole alcohol and groceries worth $360 also belonging to Lynch.

Prescott also entered the home of Edson Harewood on February 12 and again on Mach 9 and stole items valued at $3,428.49. He also damaged a window belonging to Harewood on February 13 without lawful excuse.

He also burglarised the home of Fabian Cato on February 7 and stole $1,500 cash and also the home of Noel Hitlal where he stole a number of items including jewelry worth $3,381.75.

Prescott also admitted to stealing $165 in items from the home of Ricardo Atkins on March 12 and $150 in boxers from Tristan Maloney’s home on January 16.

He further admitted to burglarising two businesses between February 3 and 4. He entered Taste of Health Canteen as a trespasser and stole alcoholic beverages, a grill, a deep fryer and a bottle of gas worth $665 belonging to Khari Rivere and he also burgularised the Reggae Jerk and stole $180 worth of chicken belonging to Alton Lewis as well as having a screwdriver, scissors and a knife articles in connection with theft when he was not at his place of abode on April 17.

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