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St Catherine taxi operator pleads guilty to destroying gov't property

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

St Catherine taxi operator Lamore Johnson has pleaded guilty in the St Catherine Parish Court to malicious destruction of government property.

He was ordered by Parish Judge Alicia McIntosh to pay $30,000 in restitution.

Johnson was taken to court for damaging a motor vehicle clamp that belongs to the St Catherine Municipal Corporation.

The court was told that on February 8, a Municipal Police Officer attempted to clamp Johnson's vehicle when he drove off damaging the equipment.

The matter was investigated and Johnson subsequently charged.

During his court appearance, attorney-at-Law Lancelot Clarke begged the court not to impose any further sanction on Johnson.

As a result, he was ordered to pay restitution, admonished and discharged. 

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