Man sold stones for chicken, water for cooking oil

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A woman, who thought she was purchasing chicken and cooking oil recently, instead ended up with a box of stones, a bottle of water, and $5,000 out of pocket.

The shifty ‘salesman’ is to be sentenced on May 21, having entered a guilty pleaded guilty when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court this week.

In entering the guilty plea, Leonard Finn admitted to also grabbing the complainant’s $5000 after delivering a box containing stones and a five gallon bottle of water. He fled the scene but was subsequently held.

The woman was expecting 50 lbs of chicken and five gallons of cooking oil.

Resident Magistrate Simone Wolfe-Reece ordered the accused remanded into custody for sentencing.

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