The St Catherine South police have charged a 27 year old man with the murder of one of their own and another man.
Charged is 27-year-old Tevin Passley a chef of Swamp Road, Port Morant, St. Thomas in relation to the double
murder that occurred on Big Lane, Central Village, St. Catherine on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
The deceased are 40-year old Corporal Delwin Jackson and 43-year-old Kenroy Chandler otherwise called taxi
operator, both of West Prospect district, Bog Walk, St. Catherine.
Passley has been charged with two counts of Murder, Conspiracy to Murder, Robbery with Aggravation, and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Illegal Possession of Ammunition.
The police says about 7:30 in the morning, Passley and his accomplices pounced upon Jackson and Chandler
and opened gunfire hitting them several times.
Passley and his accomplices then robbed Jackson of his service pistol and an undetermined sum of cash.
A report was made to the Police and they were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.
Following a question and answer session in the presence of his attorney, Passley was charged on Friday.
Passley’s accomplices are currently being sought by the Police.
His court date has not been finalised.
And a forty-four year old man has been charged with several offences arising from a traffic stop on Suthermer Avenue in St Andrew on January 6.
Arrested and charged is Daudi Williams, an administration assistant of Eastbourne Road in Kingston 2.
He has bee charged with,among other things, possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition.
The Half Way Tree Police say about 5:00 in the afternoon, a team was conducting an operation in the area when the driver of a Nissan Tiida committed a breach of the Road Traffic Act.
The driver was then signalled to stop and he complied.
He presented his documents to the Police and was then instructed to switch off the ignition.
Upon his return to the vehicle, he attempted to drive off with Williams inside the front passenger seat and in a bid to escape, he used the vehicle to hit one of the officers on his leg.
The driver then ran leaving the vehicle behind. Williams was accosted and a search of the vehicle was also conducted.
The police says during the search, one Ruger 9mm pistol with a magazine containing seven 9mm rounds of ammunition were seen in the vehicle.
Williams was subsequently taken into custody and charged on Friday following a question and answer session in the presence of his attorney.
His court date is being finalised.
The driver is currently being sought by the Police.