Teen Among 3 Charged With Lottery Scamming, Firearm Possession

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Three people including a teenager have been charged in connection with lottery scamming and illegal possession of a firearm.

They are 21-year-old caretaker Chad-Wane Lewin, 29-year-old sales representative Joedia Palmer and a teenaged boy.

They were all arrested by members of the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, C-TOC, during operations in Coral Spring, Duncans, Trelawny.

Reports are, between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.yesterday, two operations were conducted in the area.

A search of a two bedroom house occupied by the individuals led to the recovery of one FNH 5.7 Pistol fitted with an empty magazine.

A visa debit card and a Samsung cell phone were also found.

An analysis of the cell phone revealed images of identity information of persons believed to be residing overseas.

All three persons were subsequently charged for the illegal possession of firearm.

Lewin was also charged for possession of identity information with intent and possession of access device.



In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.


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