Patrick Powell sentenced to 9 months imprisonment hard labour Loop News Created : 9 August 2017 Jamaica News Patrick Powell Patrick Powell has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment at hard labour. He was sentenced at 11:45 am Wednesday morning in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court by Judge Vaughn Smith. Powell was charged under the firearms act for failing to turn over the instrument on the request of the police. He was facing a maximum custodial sentence of one year and a maximum fine of $500,000. More details to come.