Category: Crime and Court

Case Dismissed Against Dub Club Promoter

The case against the operator of the Dub Club in Kingston, Karlyle Lee, has been dismissed. On April 23, Lee was arrested and charged for breaching the Noise Abatement...

35 in Custody following Police Operations in Kingston Western

Thirty five people were taken into custody yesterday during a series of operations in the Kingston Western Police Division. There were reports of gunfire in sections of...

Man Murdered Near Old Harbour Primary

A man was shot and killed close to a Primary School in Old Harbour, St. Catherine this morning. He’s been identified as 50-year old Christobal Hecahavarria, an...

Hayles v OCG Returns to Court Today

Lawyers this morning made submissions in the Supreme Court in the dispute between West Hanover Member of Parliament Ian Hayles, and the Office of the Contractor General....

Man Found Guilty of Murdering ‘Father’ over $1000

A man accused of murdering another man who was ‘like his father’ was found guilty of the crime yesterday. The jury convicted Jason Brown, otherwise known as...

Cab Driver Accused of Killer Burger King Worker Back in Court

The taximan accused of killing a woman and hiding her body in a plastic drum in Ramble, St. Thomas, returns to court Friday. Twenty-three year old Shamar O’Meally...

Vybz Kartel Appeal Set for February 2018

The appeal hearing for convicted murderer, dancehall star Vybz Kartel, is to begin on February 19 next year. Three weeks have been set aside for arguments to be heard in...

Ian Hayles Application to Block OCG Report Begins in Court Today

The hearing of the court application brought by Member of Parliament for Western Hanover, Ian Hayles, seeking to block a report of the Office of the Contractor General...

Police Probe Double Murder in Rural St Catherine

Police are probing a double murder in Cheesefield, St. Catherine yesterday. Dead are 16-year-old Octavia Leslie and 35-year-old Lerude Hartley. Octavia was a grade 10...

Angry Mob Kills Man Wanted for Murder

A man who was wanted by police for killing his nephew, was himself hacked to death by an angry mob in Portland on the weekend. Police had been seeking 55-year-old...