Category: Crime and Court

Two Suspects Identified in St James Weekend Killing Spree

The St. James Police say they’ve identified at least two possible suspects in the killing of eight people in the parish over the weekend. They were shot and killed...

Seven Murdered in St James Bloody Weekend

Seven people were murdered in St. James over the weekend. Among the dead is 31-year-old Dorian Shaw from Rose Heights. She was attacked by gunmen on Saturday morning....

James Forbes Appeal to be Heard Today

An appeal filed by lawyers for former Senior Superintendent of Police, James Forbes, is to be heard today. Forbes is the former head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force...

Police Establish No Motives for Weekend St Mary Shootings

Police say they are yet to establish a motive for the shooting of two persons in Top Bay, Annotto Bay in St. Mary on Saturday. Police Reports are that about 7:00 p.m., a...

Guilty Pleas for Murder on Sentence Reduction Day is ‘Fair’ – DPP

The Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Paula Llewelyn, says she believes it’s ‘fair’ for people facing murder charges to be allowed to enter a guilty...

Cop on Robbery Charges Returns to Court Today

Police Constable Kirk Scott, attached to the Ministry of National Security, who is charged with armed robbery, returns to the Gun Court today. Constable Scott is facing...

Murder Rate Up 26% in 2017

More than 1,265 people have been murdered since the start of the year; making the country’s murder rate increase by 26 percent over the similar period last year....

Satterswaite Pleads Not Guilty to Money Laundering Charges

Attorney, Dawn Satterswaite, has pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges. Satterswaite and her husband, Terrence Allen, pleaded not guilty in the Corporate Area...

Over 30 Rounds of Ammo Seized in ZOSO Operation

The security forces have seized more than 30 rounds of ammunition in the zone of special operations in Denham Town, West Kingston. Head of the police Corporate...

26 Plead Guilty on Sentence Reduction Day

Fourteen persons today pleaded guilty in the Home Circuit Court in downtown, Kingston under the second instalment of Sentence Reduction Day. Three high profile cases...