Man fined for attacking woman

court1A man who probably allowed a woman to get on his nerves will now have to dig up $3,000 for his indiscretion after he was arrested by Coulibistrie police on charges of battery on female and throwing missiles (stones).

“I tired with this woman, so I hit her with a stone… I know is jail I going, I don’t care,” Dorian Griffin Durand, reportedly told the police when he was arrested.

Reports are that the police were called to the scene of an incident of stone throwing on April 12, 2013 in Morne Rachette. Durand was arrested for the offence.

In court he was a completely different man. “I am very sorry for doing that. I was under the influence of alcohol … sorry for hitting the girl,” he said.

Chief magistrate Evelina Baptiste informed him that, “being drunk is not a defense in law, it does not help you one bit.”

“I have to take into account the prevalence of general bad behaviour and crime in the country. The size of the rocks used shows a great deal of carelessness and malicious intent on your part, you could have killed the lady,” she said.

He pleaded guilty and was charged $1,800 for battery and $1,200 for throwing missiles, to be paid by August 31, 2013 or in default, 9 and 7 months jail to run concurrently.

Durand, originally from Bath Estate, can count his lucky stars for not being sent to jail since his court rap sheet indicates he has previouis convictions on drugs charges, malicious damage, throwing missiles and burglary.

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12 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    April 18, 2013

    I wonder on which nerve the lady get. Maybe the sun was shining too much in his eyes.

  2. Anonymous
    April 16, 2013

    Oh ya!

  3. Justice and Truth
    April 15, 2013

    A stone is a dangerous weapon. It could be as bad as a gun or cutlass. She could have been killed.
    He said he is tired of the woman. I doubt this is true love. If he injures her or murder her he will say to the Court he is sorry. After the act, it will be too late for sorry and regret.
    It was not stated what the woman said to him or did to him. One of the causes is, probably she informed him about drinking too much and to cease drinking. When some people drink and get drunk they could be difficult to be with and to live with.
    If he is tired of the woman, then leave her. It is obvious that they are constantly at odds. The problem with some people is they will continue in such an unsatisfactory, quarrelsome and violent relationship. When he gets really fed-up he may murder her. This usually happens. Woman, use your head and run for your life, far away from this stone/missile throwing man. He is dangerous.
    Since it appears to be a habit of him, he should be imprisoned for no less than one year. Where will he get the money to pay the Court? Is he employed? If not, who will lend it to him if per chance he has no means of repaying it? Some people need to learn a lesson.
    People as he are a menace to society. Incarceration with hard labour for a while may teach them a lesson. Society must be protected from them. The Court must consider this punishment for habitual criminals of whatever nature.

  4. william
    April 15, 2013

    First the police from that station made an arrest.

  5. countrybookie
    April 15, 2013

    the man almost kill the woman and see his punishment……that’s why i believe in an eye for and eye……is do for do for me we!

    • Distured
      April 15, 2013

      Don’t forget… she got on his last nerve. If it were u, being troubled daily or insulted on a regular, you would flip.

      Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth and stone beat down for infidels.

    • just saying
      April 16, 2013

      “An eye for an eye will make the world go blind”……

  6. Muslim_Always
    April 15, 2013

    Alcohol, the mother of evils in our society, get rid of it to reduce many crimes in our society.

    • Distured
      April 15, 2013

      Don’t be foolish. Alcohol has been there for centuries. Some religions even use it.

      Mother of all evils? Utter rubbish. America is your evil… why don’t u get rid of it?

    • Justice and Truth
      April 15, 2013

      Too much of it, drinking in excess can cause this. Moderation is recommended. He is in need of rehabilitation.

  7. ti nom
    April 15, 2013

    lol so a man get a jail for voleying some FAKE blackberries and a man burst a stone in his woman head and he dont have to spend no time in jail

  8. "O" STRESS"
    April 15, 2013

    The treasure needs the money.

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