Category: Crime and Court

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Patrick Powell pleads for mercy during his gun trial.

Businessman, Patrick Powell, today pleaded for mercy in court as his gun trial is drawing to an end.  Powell gave an unsworn statement from the dock, referring to the...

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Patrick Powell testifies in his gun trial.

Businessman Patrick Powell, who’s being tried for failing to hand over his firearm to the police for inspection, took the witness stand this morning at the...

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Judge rules that Patrick Powell has a case to answer.

Parish judge, Vaughn Smith, has rejected a no case submission in the gun trial of businessman, Patrick Powell. Powell’s lawyer, Deborah Martin, today made the no...

TAJ Tax Administration

TAJ cashier sentenced under Cyber Crimes Act.

A cashier from Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, has become the first person to be sentenced under the Cyber Crimes Act. This, as a result of charges from the Revenue...

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Judge allows witnesses in Patrick Powell gun trial.

Presiding Judge Vaughn Smith has approved an appeal for three witnesses to be called on behalf of the defence in businessman Patrick Powell’s gun trial. Powell is...

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Another trial delay for police charged with death of Mario Deane.

There’s been another delay in the case involving the three police officers charged for the death of Mario Deane in 2014. The three officers, Woman Corporal Elaine...

Disbarred

Attorney-at-law disbarred!

An attorney-at-law, Richard Bonner has been struck from the roll of Attorneys by the General Legal Council, GLC. He was disbarred on the weekend. On April 28, the GLC...

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Police Constable Guilty of 2013 Murder

A seven member jury on Wednesday found Police Constable, Ricketo Graham, guilty of the 2013 murder of Christopher Hill. The verdict is the second murder conviction of a...

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Coroner’s Court and Special Coroner’s Court open next Monday.

After being destroyed by a fire just over 18 months ago a new Coroner’s Court and Special Coroner’s Court will be opened next Monday. The new building is...

No Charges

Bob Marley’s grandson, Matthew Prendergast, freed of gun and assault charges.

The grandson of Reggae legend Bob Marley, Matthew Prendergast, was today freed of gun and assault charges. Prendergast had been before the Gun Court since 2015....