Thursday 28 October 2021
Select a region
News

Man admits rape and damaging flat

Man admits rape and damaging flat

Monday 26 July 2021

Man admits rape and damaging flat


A 27-year-old man has admitted rape, breaking into a flat and damaging items inside, and fighting in the street.

Appearing by video-link in the Royal Court on Friday from HMP La Moye, Joao Pedro Vieira entered guilty pleas to a single count of rape in St. Saviour last year, and breaking into a flat in St. Helier with the intention to commit a crime on 10 July this year.

Having broken in, he maliciously damaged four coats, a television, a wireless keyboard, a pair of headphones, various electronic items and a pair of trainers.

He also admitted causing a breach of the peace by fighting in a lane in St. Helier on 27 January 2021 and multiple driving offences on the same day, including driving without a licence, uninsured and in a defective vehicle.

Vieira was remanded in custody until 1 November, when he will be sentenced by the Superior Number of the Royal Court, which only sits for the most serious cases.

Sign up to newsletter

 

Comments

Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?