Category: Crime and Court

St Thomas Men Released following St Thomas Protests

Two men detained following a protest for better roads in St. Thomas on Monday have been released. The men Omar Ryan and Andrew Turner were released from police lockup...

Two Guns Seized in Two Days

Two guns and more than twenty rounds of ammunition were seized in two separate incidents over the last two days. A teenager and a woman are among three persons arrested...

Men Arrested in St Thomas Road Protests Back in Court

Two men arrested last evening during the protest for better roads in St. Thomas are being questioned by detectives in the presence of their attorneys. The question and...

280 More People Killed Compared with 2017

Two-hundred-and-eighty more people have been killed in Jamaica since the start of the year when compared to the same period last year. That’s according to figures...

Denham Town ZOSO Expanded to ‘Shooters Hill’

The boundaries of the Denham Town Zone of Special Operations have been extended to capture people who’ve fled the zone to carry out illegal activities in nearby...

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...