Category: Crime and Court

Patrick Powell Sentence Send Right Message, says Shields

A former Deputy Police Commissioner, Mark Shields, says the prison sentence of St. Andrew businessman, Patrick Powell, sends the right message. Powell was sentenced to...

Three Cops Interviewed in Connection with Kidnapping & Extortion Allegations

Three members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force are to be interviewed this week over allegations of kidnapping and extortion. That’s according to Head of the...

Patrick Powell Sentenced to 9months Imprisonment

Businessman, Patrick Powell, who was found guilty for failing to hand over his firearm to the police for inspection, has been sentenced to nine months in prison at hard...

More Questions Surround Motive Behind Micholle’s Murder

There are more questions this morning about the accuracy of reports in the media surrounding the motive behind the killing of Micholle Moltan. Police Commissioner,...

Patrick Powell to be Sentenced Today

Convicted businessman, Patrick Powell, who was found guilty of failing to hand over his firearm to the police for inspection is to be sentenced today. The Corporate Area...

Reputed Barnes Road Gang Leader Turns Himself In

The suspected leader of the East Kingston-based Barnes Road gang has turned himself in to the police. Anthony Johnson, also called ‘Screw’ turned himself in...

Political Directorate Expresses Outrage over Meadowbrook Teen’s Murder

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is among several politicians this afternoon expressing shock and sadness at the killing of the 17-year old Meadowbrook High student,...

Govt Aiming to Increase Appeal Court Panels

The government is moving to increase the number of Appeal Court panels hearing cases from two to three. That’s according to Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck. He says...

East Kingston Violence Claims Another Life

A man was shot and killed and another shot and injured in East Kingston Monday morning. Commander for the Police Area Four, which includes East Kingston, Assistant...

Three Cops Nabbed in Kidnapping & Extortion Sting

Nationwide News understands that three members of the Constabulary Force have been arrested and are facing possible criminal charges including kidnapping and extortion....