Assistant Commissioner of Police, Ealan Powell, says the Jamaica Constabulary Force has written more than 16-hundred traffic tickets in Montego Bay, since the State of Emergency was declared in St. James on Thursday.

ACP Powell, who’s also a Former Head of the Traffic Police– says he’s appalled by how traffic is structured in the western city.

ACP Powell says from his observation, just more than half of the taxis on the road in St. James are licensed.

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He’s also blaming the St James Municipal Corporation for facilitating some of what he calls the ‘lawlessness and chaos’ in Montego Bay.

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