Category: Crime and Court

Gang Violence Driving Almost 70% of St James Murders

Gang disputes account for 67 percent of the murders in St James since the start of the year. That’s according to the Head of the Area One Police, Assistant...

Two Suspected Cop Killers Set for ID Parade

Police say two men believed to be involved in the murder of Corporal Melvin Smith are to face an identification parade this week. The 38-year old corporal was shot dead...

British Woman gets 18 months after Pleading Guilty to Drug Charges

A British national has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined $1.6-million for breaches of the Dangerous Drug Act in the St. James Parish Court last week. She...

St James Man Slapped with Gun Charges

A man has been arrested and charged for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition in Johnson Common St. James last week. He is thirty year old Floyd Vanreil...

Judge Orders Parties to Agree on Damages in LASCO vs Pfizer

The Supreme Court has directed global pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer, and local distributors, LASCO, to agree on the amount of damages which are to be paid to LASCO based...

Man Killed in Confrontation with Police in Olympic Gdns

A man was killed during an alleged shootout with the police in Olympic Gardens in St. Andrew yesterday afternoon. He’s been identified as Michael Jacobs otherwise...

British Woman Arrested in Connection with Multi-Million Dollar Cocaine Seizure

A British woman is facing multiple charges after she was arrested in connection with the seizure of cocaine worth over $2-million. The 34-year-old woman was destined for...

‘Desert Eagle’ Found in Denham Town ZOSO

A second illegal firearm has been found in the Denham Town Zone of Special Operations. The joint forces seized a desert eagle pistol with one round of ammunition. The...

Cops Nab Man in Connection with ‘Tiida Robberies’

The St. James police have taken a man into custody in connection with a series of robberies committed across the parish last week. The alleged robber reportedly used a...

Kayode Garwood Sentenced to LIFE in Prison

The man convicted of murdering the 11-year-old brother of his girlfriend in 2011 has been sentenced to life in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old convict, Kayode Garwood,...