A 17 year-old boy was arrested last night, charged with having an imitation fire arm and possession of ganja.
From the economic statistics report of 2015, 64 juveniles have gone through the court system.
An increase from 2014’s 40. Boys to Men volunteer Lincoln Robertson has on numerous occasions tried his best at rehabilitating the youth in the court system by offering them work, but it’s up for the teens to make up their own mind.
“I used to bail a couple of them last year, out of court, send letter to the judge, fi try fi steer them so say they (are not going to do it again and won’t get involved), write the letter, after they come and they are with me for a week or two, they are gone again,” said Boys to Men Volunteer, Lincoln Robertson.
Mister Robertson currently works with 17 boys at John Gray High School.