One of the men implicated in the deadly robbery on Sunday morning in St. James was reportedly shot dead by the police yesterday.
The man is 36-year old Kayon Wellington, otherwise called ‘Scatta’ from Belmont, Anchovy in St. James.
According to the police, Wellington is a gang leader. He’s reputedly the leader of the Dean’s Lane Gang which operates in and around St. James. In a statement this afternoon, the police implicated Wellington in the double murder and robbery committed on Jarrett Street on Sunday.
During that robbery 61-year-old security guard, Canute Earle, and 41-year-old driver, Floyd Wilson were killed. According to the police, Wellington’s criminal activities date back to 2003. He was reportedly under the Police’s radar as a Person of Interest for crimes such as robberies, wounding with intent, shootings and murders in St. James.
The police have also implicated Wellington in the murders of Keniel Richards in 2013 in Belmont, the January 2018 murder of Kevin Lindo on McCarty Street, Montego Bay and the 2019 murders of Omar Watkins and Lloyd Johnson on Barnett Street. The police have also identified Wellington’s co-conspirators in the robbery and murders on Jarrett Street.
They are Odane Brown, otherwise called ‘Bummy Squeeze’ and a man known only as ‘Tickerous’. The police are appealing to both men to turn themselves in immediately.
They are also asking anyone knowing their whereabouts to contact the Montego Bay Criminal Investigation Branch at 8769536191, Crime Stop at 311, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.