Patison Joseph appeared before Magistrate Ossie Lewis where he pleaded guilty to three threat offenses.
Those charges stated that Joseph told his sister Juline Joseph, “I going to beat you and roast you in your own house tonight,” on January 22, 2012.
On that same date he also told her boyfriend, Julien John Baptiste “anywhere I meet you I going to kill you.”
According to the case presented by a police prosecutor, the entire issue was triggered by an earlier argument between the siblings.
“I am going to chop you up and I must roast you in that house tonight,” said Joseph before the matter was reported to the police.
When confronted, the defendant told police that he was drunk at the time he made the threats.
“You pulled out a cutlass from under your shirt . This is very serious…you’re a very dangerous man” Magistrate Lewis told the defendant before pointing to his long list of convictions, some of which are of a similar nature.
Joseph was sentenced to one year for each charge, to run concurrently.
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