Category: Crime and Court

22yr-old Westmoreland Man Murdered in Daring Daylight Shooting

A 22 year-old man was shot and killed on Great George Street in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland yesterday. He’s been identified as Ocielle Hall from the parish....

Two Killed, Three Injured in Separate Clarendon Shooting Incidents

Two people were shot and killed and three others injured in separate incidents in Clarendon, yesterday. In the first incident, 63 year old businessman, Derek Mitchell...

St Mary Teens Among Five Held in Gun Seizures

Two teenagers are among five persons in Police custody following the seizure of two firearms in separate incidents earlier this week. The suspects were arrested at about...

Child Shot in East Kingston Gun Battle

A child was shot and injured yesterday in the vicinity of Jarrett Lane, in East Kingston, as rival gangs continue to hold some areas there under siege. Amid the...

Corporate Area Pastor Arrested for Raping 12yr-old

Multiple criminal charges were today laid on a 55-year old Corporate Area Pastor who’s accused of raping and impregnating a 12-year-old girl. Accused of the crimes...

Prisoners Used Hacksaw to Escape Ocho Rios Lock-Up

Head of St. Ann police, Superintendent Gary Francis, says the five prisoners who escaped from the Ocho Rios police station in the parish last Friday used a hacksaw blade...

Police Seize Over 2000lbs of Ganja in Westmoreland

The police say they seized over 2000 pounds of compressed ganja and a high powered rifle in Culloden, Westmoreland yesterday. One man was arrested following the seizure....

360 M16 Rounds Seized in Mountain View

Three Hundred and Sixty illegal M-16 rounds of ammunition were seized today by the Police during a raid at premises in lower Mountain View Avenue in East Kingston....

One Escapee from Ocho Rios Lock-Up Back in Custody

One of the prisoners who escaped from the Ocho Rios police lock up in St. Ann this morning is back in custody. Head of the St. Ann police Division, Superintendent Gary...

Three Cops Slapped with Kidnapping Charges

Three police constables accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old boy in Westmoreland last week have been charged. They’ve been charged with kidnapping, extortion, and...