Category: Crime and Court

National Security Ministry & DPP to get Additional Attorneys

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says the Ministry of National Security will soon be hiring 20 lawyers to help police investigators complete case files. The Justice...

Gunmen Open Fire on Mourners

Two people are dead and at least four others injured after gunmen opened fire on mourners at a funeral at Kings Chapel on Windward Road in Kingston yesterday. The...

Body Found in Kingston Harbour

The body of an unidentified man was seen floating in the sea in the vicinity of the waterfront in downtown, Kingston on Sunday morning. The man is believed to be in his...

Two Security Guards Murdered, Another Hospitalized in St Mary

Two security guards were killed and another treated in hospital after they were pounced upon by armed men in Annotto Bay, St. Mary this morning. Dead are; 57-year-old...

Local and US Authorities Step Up Probe into Massive Arms Find

Both Jamaica and US law enforcement authorities are intensifying their investigations into the massive arms find of 119 weapons and hundreds of assorted rounds of...

Two More Uchence Gang Members Nabbed

Two more alleged members of the Uchence or Terrence gang have been taken into custody. The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, CTOC, says one of...

Prosecutorial Appeal Edges Closer

Legislation for judge-only trials for non-capital murder and the right to appeal for prosecutors are closer to becoming realities. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, told...

More Guns & Ammo Seized in Separate Incidents

Three illegal guns and several rounds of ammunition were seized in two separate incidents yesterday. Five men have been taken into custody in connection with the...

200 Cybercrimes Cases Cost Jamaica over $12-BILLION

Jamaica lost 100 million US dollars or approximately JMD$12.6-billion to cybercrimes in 2016. That’s according to the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s...

Constabulary to Step Up Presence in Crime-Ridden St James Communities

Residents of the crime-torn parish of St. James are to see increased police and military presence in some communities in the coming days. That’s according to Head...