Category: Crime and Court

NIA Questions Efficiency of Crime Fighting Spend

Executive Director of the National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe is calling for an investigation into the process by which resources are allocated to...

Norman Manley Student Injured in Stabbing Incident

A grade nine student of Norman Manley High School, on Maxfield Avenue in lower St. Andrew, has narrowly escaped death, after he was stabbed by another student today,...

JDF Soldier Arrested at NMIA on Drug Charges

A soldier has been arrested for several breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act. The police have not released his name. But they say he’s a 32-year-old Lance Corporal....

Investigations Continue into Daring Daylight MoBay Murder

Two people remain in police custody in relation to the murder in downtown, Montego Bay on Friday. Police say the shooting happened on Queen’s Avenue in the...

INDECOM Probes Questionable Killing of Westmoreland Woman

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has launched a probe into the death of a 20- year old woman whose body was discovered in a cane field in Brown...

Security Forces Shot at During Rockfort Operation

A joint Police-Military team that was conducting an operation in Rockfort, East Kingston came under heavy gunfire on Saturday. The incident took place on Rockingham Road...

Convicted murderer to serve 70 years in prison.

A man has been sentenced to 70-years in prison for murder and other related offences. He’s 31-year-old Oshane Smith otherwise called ‘Andre Smith’ and...

Patrick Powell pleads for mercy during his gun trial.

Businessman, Patrick Powell, today pleaded for mercy in court as his gun trial is drawing to an end.  Powell gave an unsworn statement from the dock, referring to the...

Patrick Powell testifies in his gun trial.

Businessman Patrick Powell, who’s being tried for failing to hand over his firearm to the police for inspection, took the witness stand this morning at the...

Judge rules that Patrick Powell has a case to answer.

Parish judge, Vaughn Smith, has rejected a no case submission in the gun trial of businessman, Patrick Powell. Powell’s lawyer, Deborah Martin, today made the no...