Category: Crime and Court

Businessman Murdered in Manchester’s May Day District

A businessman was yesterday found dead in the district of May Day, Manchester. Dead is 63-year-old Barrignton Dezousa . Reports from the police are that about 7:40 in...

Security Guard Charged with Haile Clacken’s Killing has Bail Extended

The security guard charged with killing former teacher, Haile Clacken, had his bail extended when he appeared in the St. Elizabeth Parish Court, yesterday. He’s...

Pastor Accused of Raping Child Protests his Innocence

‘Malice, ill-will, spite and attempt to extort him!’ That’s the defence of Fifty-six-year-old Pastor, Kenneth Blake, who’s charged with multiple...

Three of Five Ocho Rios Escapees Plead Guilty

Three of five inmates who escaped from the Ocho Rios Police lock up in St. Ann last week today pleaded guilty to the offense of escaping custody. 62-year-old Leroy Laud...

Headless Body Found in Portland

The headless body of a man was found in bushes in the Fern Hill area of Portland last evening. He’s yet to be identified. The Acting Head of the Portland Police is...

245 Criminal Records Expunged

The Ministry of Justice says 245 persons have had their criminal records expunged for the period of April to June 2017. The Justice Ministry says the expungement process...

Cop Among Four Slapped with Illegal Possession of Firearm

A police officer and three other people, including a minor, have been charged with illegal possession of a firearm. The Jamaica Constabulary Force member is 27-year-old...

Jephthah Ford’s Sentencing Delayed to October

Prominent medical doctor, Jephthah, Ford, who was found guilty of corruption charges earlier this month will be sentenced on October 27. Ford was to be sentenced today....

Did a Jamaican Wanted Man Escape to Cayman in Drug Canoe?

Investigations are underway to determine whether one of Westmoreland’s most wanted men who was arrested in the Cayman Islands got there via a ‘drug...

One of Westmoreland’s Most Wanted Nabbed in Cayman

A man who was named by the Westmoreland Police as being among the parish’s ten most wanted men was arrested by the Cayman police on Friday. He was arrested on...