Category: Crime and Court

Spanish Town Woman Facing Court for Drug Charges

Twenty-eight-year-old Francine Hamilton, of Spanish Town, appears in the St Andrew Parish Court, Half Way Tree, today, on drug charges. Hamilton is facing charges of...

St James & Westmoreland Lead 19% Spike in Murders

Fifty-five more Jamaicans have been murdered so far this year compared to the corresponding period last year. This means there has been a 19-percent increase in murders...

Malahoo-Forte wants Review of Age of Criminal Responsibility

Member of Parliament for West Central St. James, Marlene Malahoo Forte, is taking issue with the age of criminal responsibility. That age in Jamaica is 12-years-old....

DPP wants Chief Justice to speak with Judge Pusey about Professional Conduct

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, is suggesting that Chief Justice, Zaila McCalla, should ‘have a word’ with Chief Parish Judge, Judith...

Mother & Daughter Murdered 15-yrs after Surviving Attempted Murder-Suicide

The Police are probing the murder of a mother and her daughter in Portmore, St. Catherine last night. Dead are 53-year-old, Janett Moore and her 19-year-old daughter,...

Alleged St Andrew Prep Shooter in Custody

The suspect wanted in connection with the shooting incident at St. Andrew Preparatory school is now in police custody. Head of the JCF’s Corporate Communications...

JPS Electrician Slain in St James Gun Attack

One of two electricians employed by a firm contracted to the Jamaica Public Service, JPS, has died following a gun attack in St. James this morning. Several gunshots...

One Order Gangster gets 9yrs

A prominent member of the One Order Gang has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment for Participating in a Criminal Organization. He is Aston Daley otherwise called...

Too Young to be Criminally Charged

Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, says the 11-year-old Trelawny boy alleged to have killed his 14-year old friend cannot be charged with any crime,...

Community Mourns following Child Machete Attack

The community of Lowe River in Trelawny has been plunged into turmoil and anger after a 14-year-old boy was chopped to death by another boy yesterday. The slain boy is...