“I will kill you” – court hears son tells mother

Glenroy Joseph of Canefield, who was initially ordered by the court not to interfere with his mother, found himself answering to charges again when he threatened to kill her.

Joseph pleaded not guilty to threatening his mother, when he appeared at Magistrates’ Court on Monday; however pleaded guilty to entering her residence at Canefield last weekend.

According to the charges, Joseph told his mother, Olivia Phillip, “If you call the police I will kill you!” and then went into her home without her permission about midday.

The protection order which has been effective since May 2008 stated that Joseph was to stay away from the complainant and her premises.

According to the facts of the case presented by the Police Prosecutor Inspector Claude Weekes, the protection order against Phillip’s son has several conditions.

On Saturday April 10, 2010, the complainant was inside her house when she heard the defendant speaking outside angrily.  He refused to leave when she asked him to and began using offensive language and threatening her. Subsequently, she called the police.

Upon meeting the defendant, police officers noticed that he was drunk. The facts stated that Joseph had a strong scent of alcohol and a small bottle of Red Cap rum in his pocket. When questioned about his mother’s report, he told police, “That is not true.”

When asked to mitigate on his behalf, the defendant kept on saying, “I don’t know.”

Joseph was sentenced to three months for unlawfully entering Phillip’s premises.

The trial for the matter of threats was adjourned to a later date.

– Hermisha Rolle, Staff reporter

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  1. sxm
    February 2, 2011

    i am not saying what this young man did or doing is right,but in this world that we are living ,there are real bad mothers that don’t deserve to be mothers,i’m speaking from experience and will keep praying for her, so one day she will see what she’s doing to me is wrong.mum take care still love you after all.

  2. surprised reader
    February 2, 2011

    this man has reach the end off his rope swearing at your mother, that’s not good at all.

    April 15, 2010

    after nine months?And the pain of labor? That’s what a mother get in return.
    God has a place of people like wille

  4. Clear
    April 14, 2010

    But Willie you big, you on news but for all the wrong reasons. Is not today you giving peepeep trouble, all my life living in Canefield you causing trouble.

  5. Judge & Jury
    April 14, 2010

    Mister Must have what the older folks call….Limiere Potsham!!!

  6. April 14, 2010

    alas i would send him jail

  7. April 13, 2010

    It was child abuse. Now its parents abuse. We’re living in the end times.

  8. April 13, 2010

    True say ppl cannot say alas for a man like that ,u could not have said it better .mister too dangerous man ur own mother ah willie .

  9. They should have aborted him!
    April 13, 2010

    You cannot blame some women for considering abortion. They shouldda abort that …!

    • FattDoll
      April 14, 2010


    • hellooooooo
      April 14, 2010

      lol…lol….hhehehehehehehe…u killing me….i agree with you though

  10. April 13, 2010

    Anyway ,Awayway they should really do something with that Glenroy better known as Willie ,that is too much now man ,everyday is the same thing with that willie ,i saw that willie hit his mother with a cutlas on her neck ,if that thing was sharp that woman would be done for .and if u see the kind of thing they called de willie .let them send him to jail for a year so the poor woman will get some peace .

    • tobi
      April 13, 2010

      wow sounds like he’s mentally ill

  11. Anonymous
    April 13, 2010


  12. Rebirth
    April 13, 2010

    Two days straight in a row, there have been news about the ill-treatment of mothers by their sons, This is indicative of a greater social problem. Something is really going – drug use, disrespect. It’s a sad indication of things to come. One can only imagine how these women must be feeling, and even also the accused who do these despicable acts.

    • Anonymous
      April 13, 2010

      Funny the only drug mentioned was alcohol which is legal. Makes no sense to keep sending boys to prison for cannabis when alcohol is a bigger problem and causes more harm.

  13. BS
    April 13, 2010

    Well if he treats his mother that way I don’t know how he would treat his Girlfriend/ wife… that’s so sick. Mr need more than jail

  14. tobi
    April 13, 2010

    and for this reason my people there will always be situations like these and it’s ging to get worse. i didn’t say that but the bible did.

    the question at what point do we take care of the problem. when a child is being abused or when they start to abuse their parent.

    what came first my peole the chicken or the egg.

    lets go to the root of the problem and prevent it from happening. when a child calls the cop for their parent society looks down on them. for what, for simply trying to protect themselves. for those of u who had good parents you are very lucky.

    i was told in nursing school. please do not judge individuals when u see them treating their elderly parents very badly. you don’t know what went on in their lives.

    but i guess my words are going to be misinterpereted, i am in no means condoning violence. one should forgive.

    but the fact remains that abused childen end up becoming abusive parents themselves. please help put an end to the cycle.

  15. April 13, 2010

    Blame it on the RED CAP…Excuse me while i light my Ah Ha.

  16. grandbay/center massive
    April 13, 2010

    they should send him jail

    • Law Abiding Citizen
      April 13, 2010

      He was sentenced to jail for three months… next time read properly before commenting

      April 13, 2010

      Please ..read before you comment…this is what was said from above
      “Joseph was sentenced to three months for unlawfully entering Phillip’s premises”

  17. CHAMER
    April 13, 2010

    ok so wait untill he kill her to call the case and then set him free after

    • Typical Dominican
      April 13, 2010

      yes ii…Dominica too easy

  18. Diva
    April 13, 2010

    Man if you can treat the person who gave birth to you in such a manner, what would you do to a stranger? Hope you learn a lesson and ask your mom forgiveness when you get out of jail.

  19. Anonymous
    April 13, 2010

    As far as i know my mother is my QUEEN, i would give her the world if i could not try and take her from this world. The courst can not give this mother justice, only the Almighty Father will set justice for such crime against him.
    He said to Honor thy mother and thy father.

    • hellooooooo
      April 14, 2010

      well good for you that you had a good mother……others are not as lucky as you were to have a QUEEN for a mother…..mark you, i dont condone abuse of parents

  20. tobi
    April 13, 2010

    oh my. i uderstand totally how this woman felt. i remember feeling so helpless to many times as a kid. but you know wht there was nothing i could do about it. at least she ccalled the police for protection.
    no one protcted me.

    i fled home and went to the police station once and explained tht i was going to get a serious beatdown. youknow what i was told, there is nothin they can do about it. go get the beat dow first . then come back after i’m beaten.
    she was threatened and and the police quickly came to her rescue. well after my beating, punches to the head and back, i simply lay on the concrete floor of my bedroom and cried all night long, i did not have the strengh to cry when i was getting beaten.eyelids swollen the following morning.

    and no i was not a rude child. i was almost perfect. the worst thing i did as a child was go to a girlfreinds home hoping tht i would not get caught. i did because i was not allowd out of my prison if i asked. and by child i mean 16,17 years old. but when i cme back if they found out i would get beaten so bad tht i would not try that stunt for another year.

    i know wht i would have recieved if i ever messed up. i lived in contant fear of my parents.

    • Patriotic Domincan
      April 13, 2010

      Oh my…sorry to hear what you went through….but u know what, treat them with respect. Probably they went through the same thing as kids and didn’t know better. What can i say? I had my fair share, but now i can sit back and say i deserved it because i was wild and it made me a better adult. I live in the US and i cry when i hear stories of abuse that even leads to death of children. If you have kids, love them. That’s all we can do. Love you.

    • child
      April 13, 2010

      your story remind me of my niece.we went to the police station but her father had a way to bribe the law .(she died at an early age and the damn doctor said that it was asthma that killed her )

    • Typical Dominican
      April 13, 2010

      ala…i feel u boi………aye i hearin thing with dem poilice.ah ‘go get the beat dow first . then come back after you’ve been beaten.’
      Well thank God you still alive……….

    • D/can Lady
      April 14, 2010

      so sorry to hear about this,i hope u can forgive them someday and please please do not pass this along if u do have kids.STOP THE CYCLE.IDID for this reason i do not hit my children,i dicipline in other ways.people tell me SPARE THE ROD AND SPOIL THE CHILD but there are other ways to make kids listen and do wat u say.

      every time i hear about abuse it hurts all over again.
      people when we abuse kids chances are they grow up to be abusers themselves.PLEASE PEOPLE LET US CURB (STOP)THIS

  21. alasss..
    April 13, 2010


    • hmm
      April 14, 2010

      how all you so hypocrite na????….boy not all mother that is mother boy.. it have some real terrible parents boy….

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