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College thief sent to jail for 15 months


A 15-month sentence was handed down on Tuesday to Cecil “Two Feet” McDonald by Senior Magistrate, Carl Joseph at the Kingstown Magistrate Court.

McDonald was convicted of burglary after evidence was brought against him for the forced removal of $1,862 worth of electrical items from the Technical College’s Laboratory.{{more}}

The court heard that security officer Hubert Lewis was making his regular rounds at about 11 p.m. on June 19 when he saw “Two Feet” climbing from a window at the College feet first.

Lewis in his statement said that he held onto Two Feet’s pants waist and was walking him down to the Cable & Wireless building to seek assistance from the security officer there, when McDonald pulled a knife from his waist and attempted to cut him. He released McDonald who then ran away.

In another offence, McDonald received a further three month sentence for assaulting watchman Hubert Lewis of Walvaroo who tried to detain him. His sentences will run concurrently.