Category: Crime and Court

40 Phones Seized; Five Correctional Officers Arrested in Prison Crackdown

Five correctional officers have been arrested and forty mobile phones seized in an ongoing crackdown in the country’s correctional centres. That’s according...

Hayles Heads to Court Today to Block OCG Report in Parliament

Attorneys representing West Hanover Member of Parliament, Ian Hayles, are to return to court today in a bid to prevent a report from the Office of the Contractor General...

St Catherine Woman Facing Sentence for Failing to Send Child to School

A twenty-nine-year-old woman, who pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to secure education for a child, will be sentenced in the St Catherine Parish court today....

Former Employee Slaps JMB with $100m Lawsuit

The state owned Jamaica Mortgage Bank, JMB has been hit with a $100-million lawsuit. The lawsuit has been filed by banker and former loan officer at the institution,...

Female Vendor Charged with Child Trafficking

A Twenty-three-year-old female vendor who’s charged with child trafficking is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court today. She’s Mary-Ann...

Police Probing Westmoreland Quadruple Murder

Police are seeking public assistance in finding those responsible for the killing of four men in Westmoreland on Sunday. The men were gunned down while at a bar and...

Tambourine Army Leader Granted Bail

Co-founder of the Tambourine Army, Latoya Nugent, has been granted bail. Nugent’s attorney, Ian Wilkinson, says the police granted her bail in the sum of...

Police Warn Social Media Users to Remember Cybercrimes Law

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is warning users of social media websites to do so with responsibility and a conform with the law. In a statement to the media last...

Alleged Extortionists Formally Charged

Five persons arrested in relation to an extortion racket spanning Manchester, Clarendon and St. Catherine, have been charged. The Constabulary’s Corporate...

Cops Acquitted in First #DeathSquadTrial

The two policemen who were on trial in the first of the so-called police death squad murder trials have been freed. Police Constable Collis ‘Chuckie’ Brown...