A 28-year-old East End man was ordered to pay nearly $7,000 in fines and compensation in relation to two unrelated incidents.
Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards slapped Kyle Baronville with fines amounting to $5,000 and ordered him to pay compensations totaling $1,600 for the offences of handling stolen goods and of criminal damage. .
The offender was charged with the latter offence after a June 6 incident in which he damaged a vehicle belonging to his sister.
The court heard that Baronville – who lived with the sibling at the time – broke her vehicle’s windshield along with a park light in. The court was told that he committed the offence in retaliation to a family dispute.
He was fined $2,000 and will serve a default sentence of four months in prison if the fines are not paid. He was also told to pay $700 compensation to his sister.
Purchasing stolen phone
It is also reported that, in that said month, Baronville purchased a stolen cellular phone in the Ghetto/Crabbe Lot area from a man only referred to as John.
Baronville was later apprehended and brought before the court where he pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods.
Senior Magistrate Richards fined him $3,000. He will serve a default sentence of six months in prison if that fine is not paid.
He is also to pay $900 compensation for the phone.
No definitive timeframe was given for Baronville to make the payments because the offender is reportedly on remand at the Her Majesty’s Prsion for an unrelated and unspecified offence.
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