Category: Crime and Court

Two Security Guards Murdered, Another Hospitalized in St Mary

Two security guards were killed and another treated in hospital after they were pounced upon by armed men in Annotto Bay, St. Mary this morning. Dead are; 57-year-old...

Local and US Authorities Step Up Probe into Massive Arms Find

Both Jamaica and US law enforcement authorities are intensifying their investigations into the massive arms find of 119 weapons and hundreds of assorted rounds of...

Two More Uchence Gang Members Nabbed

Two more alleged members of the Uchence or Terrence gang have been taken into custody. The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, CTOC, says one of...

Prosecutorial Appeal Edges Closer

Legislation for judge-only trials for non-capital murder and the right to appeal for prosecutors are closer to becoming realities. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, told...

More Guns & Ammo Seized in Separate Incidents

Three illegal guns and several rounds of ammunition were seized in two separate incidents yesterday. Five men have been taken into custody in connection with the...

200 Cybercrimes Cases Cost Jamaica over $12-BILLION

Jamaica lost 100 million US dollars or approximately JMD$12.6-billion to cybercrimes in 2016. That’s according to the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s...

Constabulary to Step Up Presence in Crime-Ridden St James Communities

Residents of the crime-torn parish of St. James are to see increased police and military presence in some communities in the coming days. That’s according to Head...

Cops Nab 25 Top Members of ‘Uchence Gang’

The Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, CTOC, says it has broken the back of a major criminal organization in the island. The JCF says it has...

Kingston Nightclub Owner Slapped with Prostitution Charges

Head of the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, CTOC, Assistant Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey, also revealed that the owner of a nightclub...

Three Killed, Two Hospitalized after Shootings in St James

Three St. James residents are dead and two remain in hospital following two separate shooting incidents in the parish yesterday. Dead are 21-year-old Romaine Robinson,...