Tag: Noise Abatement Act

Beenie Man Escapes Jail Time Fined $150K For DRMA Breach

Beenie Man escapes jail time following his sentencing today. The dancehall legend was fined JM$150000 after pleading guilty on April 19 to breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA). Beenie Man received the sentence at the St. Elizabeth Parish Court on Monday (May 17). His original sentencing date was set for May 14 but that was pushed back to today. In April, he changed his plea from not guilty as he said that he wanted to take a more responsible approach to the matter. The veteran, whose real name is Moses Davis, had the additional charge of breaching the Noise Abatement Act thrown out during his last court appearance. Following his last appearance in court, his attorney, Roderick Gordon, explained to Loop News why the dancehall star changed his verdict. “Beenie Man pleaded ...