That $10,000 door

Court Reports

By Racquel Porter

Sunday, July 22, 2018

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A man who is accused of threatening to kill his neighbour after he kicked off his door was remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday.

Chevaughn McArtis pleaded guilty to malicious destruction of property and not guilty to threatening the complainant.

The court was told that McArtis and the complainant allegedly got into an argument after he told the complainant that he was not permitted to walk in a section of their yard.

The court heard that during the confrontation, McArtis kicked off the door.

When the matter was called up on Friday, the court was also told that McArtist threatened to kill the complainant while he was in custody.

“A drink mi drink blood and you know a blood mi drink,” the court was told McArtist said then.

“You drink blood, Sir?” Parish Judge Vaughn Smith asked the accused.

“No, Sir. Me tell him say mi a go fight him when me come out.

He was subsequently ordered to reimburse the complaint for the door.

At the same time, Judge Smith instructed the complainant, who was in court, to inform McArtist's mother to take $10,000 to court on July 31, 2018.

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