Category: Crime and Court

18yr Old Slapped with 13 Sex Charges

An eighteen year-old man who’s facing 13 charges in relation to the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl is scheduled to appear in the St Catherine Parish Court in...

Cab Driver Killed, Two Children Hurt in Hanover Gun Attack

A taxi operator was shot and killed and two children injured during an attack in Hanover on Sunday night. Dead is Andrew Malcolm of Malcolm Heights in the parish....

AG Moves to Block Hayles’ Efforts to Prevent Tabling of OCG Report

Nationwide News understands that Attorney General, Marlene Malahoo Forte, has filed an application in court seeking to block efforts by the legal team of West Hanover...

PNP Councillor to Stand Trial for Death of Theodore Whitmore’s Son

Councillor for the Salt Spring division in St James Municipal Corporation, the PNP’s Sylvan Reid, is to stand trial next week. Councillor Reid is facing multiple...

No Motive Established for Westmoreland Quadruple Killing

The Police say they’re yet to determine a motive for the killing of four people in the usually quiet community of Bath District in Westmoreland on Saturday. Four...

Attorney Insists Police Can’t for Online Defamation

The police do not have the power to arrest an individual accused of making defamatory comments via a computer. That’s the view of attorney-at-law, Chuck Cameron....

40 Phones Seized; Five Correctional Officers Arrested in Prison Crackdown

Five correctional officers have been arrested and forty mobile phones seized in an ongoing crackdown in the country’s correctional centres. That’s according...

Hayles Heads to Court Today to Block OCG Report in Parliament

Attorneys representing West Hanover Member of Parliament, Ian Hayles, are to return to court today in a bid to prevent a report from the Office of the Contractor General...

St Catherine Woman Facing Sentence for Failing to Send Child to School

A twenty-nine-year-old woman, who pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to secure education for a child, will be sentenced in the St Catherine Parish court today....

Former Employee Slaps JMB with $100m Lawsuit

The state owned Jamaica Mortgage Bank, JMB has been hit with a $100-million lawsuit. The lawsuit has been filed by banker and former loan officer at the institution,...