Category: Crime and Court

Look Out for Counterfeit US$100 Notes

The Hunts Bay Police are advising the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit US hundred-dollar notes. The warning comes after the Mobile Reserve seized one hundred...

UWI Hit with Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus, has been hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit by a former staff member, Alton McLeod. Mr. McLeod is alleging that...

Off-Duty Soldier Killed in Linstead Robbery

A member of the Jamaica Defense Force, JDF, was shot and killed in Linstead last evening during what the Police say was a robbery. Ground Commander for the State of...

Kartel’s Lawyers Welcome Reduced Time for Appeal Hearing

Lawyers for dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel are welcoming a decision to reduce by two weeks the time which will be allotted for oral arguments to be heard in the Court...

Kartel Murder Appeal Begins Today

Dancehall star, Vybz Kartel, is to appear in Court this morning for the beginning of the appeal of his murder conviction. Kartel is to appear before Court of Appeal...

Two Men Shot Dead by St James Police

Two men were fatally shot by the Police in St James and a glock pistol seized in the same incident Saturday. One of the men has been identified as 27 year old, Shacardo...

PNP Activist Charged with Larceny

The Green Island Police in Hanover have confirmed that well known PNP activist, Gladstone Thompson, otherwise known as GT Socrates or Junior Thompson, has been charged...

CTOC Seizes $80m in Illegal Cigarettes

Detectives from the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch, C-TOC, seized more than 200 cases of counterfeit cigarettes on Dunbarton Avenue in St....

Remaining Cross Roads Escapees Back in Custody

The police have captured the two remaining men who escaped from their Cross Roads lock up two weeks ago. The last remaining escapee turned himself into custody...

Vaz Concerned ‘Gun Culture’ is Migrating into Portland

West Portland Member of Parliament, Daryl Vaz, is expressing shock and disbelief at a recent spate of brutal murders in his constituency. In a statement yesterday, Mr....