Category: Crime and Court

‘The Case Will Go On!’ Chief Justice Warns Attorneys Matters Will Continue in Their Absence

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes says the days of attorneys believing their absence from trial will result in an adjournment are over. He made the pronouncements yesterday...

Fears Of All out Gang War Gripping August Town & Surrounding Communities

Fears of an all-out gang war are gripping residents of August Town and its environs in Eastern St. Andrew. This, after the murder of an 18-year-old man in Hermitage this...

Heavy Security Presence In Central Village, St. Catherine After 4 Murdered In 24hrs

There’s a heavy security presence in Central Village St. Catherine this afternoon following the murder 4 people in the area and its environs in the past 24 hours....

Westmoreland Man Shot, Hospitalized Following Daring Bank Robbery Attempt

A man is in hospital this afternoon in stable condition after he attempted to pull off a daring bank robbery last night. The incident occurred at a credit union in...

Kings Valley Gang Trial: Defense Attorneys Attack Crown Witness’ Credibility, Point to Inconsistencies from Cross Examination

During cross examination yesterday in the Home Circuit Court, a Crown witness in the Kings Valley Gang trial gave evidence which apparently could not be corroborated by...

Three Murdered in Separate Incidents in Central Village, St. Catherine

The Police are this afternoon investigating two separate murder incidents in Central Village in St. Catherine last evening. The shootings which resulted in the deaths of...

Kings Valley Gang Trial: Defence Attempts To Paint Crown Witness As A Liar

Defence attorney in the Kings Valley Gang trial, Adina Morris, today attempted to paint a Crown witness as a liar. The cross examination of the witness, who’s a...

Relatives Cry Foul in Police Killing of 54-Y-O Man Believed To Be of Unsound Mind

Relatives of a 54 year old man who’s believed to have been of unsound mind, are alleging he was killed by the police. Dave Campbell was a labourer of Bryans Hill,...

Spaulding Police Investigate Suspected Suicide

A thirty five year old man is believed to have committed suicide at his home in Spaulding, Manchester. He is Leon Simpson, otherwise called ‘Leo’, a painter...

Curfew Imposed In Big Lane, St. Catherine

A curfew has been imposed in Big Lane, Central Village, St. Catherine until 6 this evening. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. The boundaries of the curfew are...