Category: Crime and Court

Murder Tally Passes 1400 Mark

Police Commissioner George Quallo says up to Friday, more than fourteen hundred people have been murdered in Jamaica since the start of the calendar year. With six weeks...

$30-Million Cocaine Bust at Wharves

Thirty million dollars worth of cocaine was seized at a wharf in Kingston yesterday. Narcotics detectives, working with their counterparts at the Contraband Enforcement...

Appeal Court Quashes Cop’s Conviction; Orders Retrial

The Court of Appeal this morning quashed the conviction of a policeman who’d been serving time for wounding with intent and illegal possession of a firearm. Former...

Quallo Throws Down Gauntlet to JCF Top Brass

The country will today hear details of the police’s latest crime-fighting strategies. Police Commissioner George Quallo, has called a media briefing for 10...

Two Held on Old Harbour Rd following Seizure of Assault Rifle

Nationwide News has learnt that two persons were taken into custody yesterday in connection with the seizure of a high-powered weapon on Old Harbour Road in Spanish...

Two Miles Under Curfew as Residents Flee

The police are reporting a ‘mass exodus’ of residents from the community of Two Miles in St Andrew. The community has been rocked by several murders in...

‘Machete-Weilding Mom Exploring Guilty Plea

The attorney representing the woman seen on video beating her daughter with a machete, Bertram Anderson, today asked the court to indicate the likely sentence his client...

Two Americans Arrested after Attempting to Import Guns in Luggage

Two US nationals were arrested after a team of officers assigned to the Border Security Branch seized two firearms and 24 assorted rounds of ammunition at the Donald...

Kartel Appeal Delayed

The appeal hearing of convicted dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has been delayed by several months. During a case management hearing today – the attorneys for the...

Three University Grads Arrested for Stealing Medical Records

Three university graduates were recently arrested for stealing the medical records of Jamaicans and demanding a ransom. The disclosure was made by National Security...