Category: Crime and Court

Two Alleged Burglars Killed by Licensed Firearm Holder

Two alleged home burglars were shot and killed by a licensed firearm holder in Mountain Side District in St.Elizabeth yesterday. The Black River police say about 1...

Clarendon Cops Name 17 Persons of Interest

The Clarendon Police have named 17 persons of interest, all of them from the volatile community of Farm. The naming of the 17 follows the bloodletting over the past week...

Over 920 Murders in 2017

More than 920 people have been killed since the start of the year. Figures from the Jamaica Constabulary Force reveal that 928 people have been killed between January 1...

Businessman Murdered in Manchester’s May Day District

A businessman was yesterday found dead in the district of May Day, Manchester. Dead is 63-year-old Barrignton Dezousa . Reports from the police are that about 7:40 in...

Security Guard Charged with Haile Clacken’s Killing has Bail Extended

The security guard charged with killing former teacher, Haile Clacken, had his bail extended when he appeared in the St. Elizabeth Parish Court, yesterday. He’s...

Pastor Accused of Raping Child Protests his Innocence

‘Malice, ill-will, spite and attempt to extort him!’ That’s the defence of Fifty-six-year-old Pastor, Kenneth Blake, who’s charged with multiple...

Three of Five Ocho Rios Escapees Plead Guilty

Three of five inmates who escaped from the Ocho Rios Police lock up in St. Ann last week today pleaded guilty to the offense of escaping custody. 62-year-old Leroy Laud...

Headless Body Found in Portland

The headless body of a man was found in bushes in the Fern Hill area of Portland last evening. He’s yet to be identified. The Acting Head of the Portland Police is...

245 Criminal Records Expunged

The Ministry of Justice says 245 persons have had their criminal records expunged for the period of April to June 2017. The Justice Ministry says the expungement process...

Cop Among Four Slapped with Illegal Possession of Firearm

A police officer and three other people, including a minor, have been charged with illegal possession of a firearm. The Jamaica Constabulary Force member is 27-year-old...