Deputy police superintendent freed of corruption charges
Jamaica Observer

DEPUTY Superintendent of Police Denise McKain was Thursday freed of corruption charges when she appeared in the St Mary Parish Court.Her co-accused, Social Development Parish Manager Jeanette Rose Bryan, was also...

Colthrust cops T&T’s first medal at Youth Games
Trinidad Guardian

Adell Colthrust created history on Thursday evening at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) capturing T&T’s first ever gold medal when he won the boy’s 100 metres currently under way in Nassau, Bahamas. At the...

Tony Matterhorn battles his way to the top - Declared winner, Reggae Sumfest Heavyweight sound clash
Jamaica Gleaner

On a night when tempers flared and lyrical bullets hurtled across the venue, popular selector Tony Matterhorn battled his way through all the drama from the Reggae Sumfest Heavyweight sound clash to emerge the winner of...

$50 million being spent on road repairs in St Catherine
Jamaica Observer

APPROXIMATELY $50 million is being spent to repair a number of roads in St Catherine, the National Works Agency (NWA) announced yesterday.According to the NWA's Communication and Customer Service Manager Stephen Shaw, the...

Mom forgives killer cop
Jamaica Observer

ANGELLA Hutchinson, mother of the 18-year-old boy who was killed by the police in 2007, said she has forgiven the officer who was yesterday found guilty of her son's death and wishes him no ill will.

Probe into major arms find in Kingston
Jamaica Observer

A top-level investigation has been launched following a major gun and ammunition find at the Kingston Container Terminal late Thursday.The police reported that 15 high-powered weapons and more than 4,000 rounds of...

Sumfest Dancehall night tonight
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Dancehall night of Reggae Sumfest kicks off in high gear tonight at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay, St James, with dancehall star, Alkaline — who has been the subject...

Sergeant on drug charges gets $5m bail, accomplices on $2m bond
Jamaica Gleaner

The Westmoreland police sergeant held in his uniform in a late-night Hanover drug bust has been granted bail in the sum of $5 million. Forty-four-year-old Christopher McDaniel was offered bail when he appeared in the...

Buzzers brings indoor Laser Tag gaming to Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Buzzers has officially added Laser Tag to their indoor gaming attractions. Laser tag is a tag game played with guns which fire infrared beams. Infrared-sensitive targets  are worn by each player and are sometimes...

Hung jury... Jurors told to reconsider after 4-3 split decision in murder trial of ex-cop
Jamaica Gleaner

The seven jurors in the murder trial of former police constable Mark Russell have been sent back to the jury room to reconsider their decisions after a 4-3 split in the murder trial of former police constable, Mark...

UPDATE: Guilty ... Jurors return 5-2 majority verdict in ex-cop's murder trial
Jamaica Gleaner

Former police constable Mark Russell has been found guilty of the 2007 murder of an 18-year-old boy in Kingston. Russell was convicted after the jury of five women and two men deliberated for nearly five hours in the...

UPDATE: Teen held with illegal gun charged
Jamaica Gleaner

A 15-year-old boy has been charged by the police after allegedly being held with an illegal gun. The police say a team was on mobile patrol yesterday afternoon on Rosemary Lane in Kingston when the teen was accosted. The...

15 high-powered weapons seized at Kingston Wharves
Jamaica Star

Commissioner of Police George Quallo has hailed the intelligence arms of the country's security forces for their work which led to the seizure of 15 high-powered weapons and more than 4,000 rounds of assorted ammunition...

Vehicle shortage has Port Morant cops walking
Jamaica Star

The lack of service vehicles at the Port Morant Police station in St Thomas, which triggered a peaceful protest in Port Morant Square on Monday, has reduced police personnel attached to the station to walking.Acting...

Two killed in Old Harbour
Jamaica Star

An ex-policeman was one of two persons killed within an hour in Old Harbour, St Catherine, yesterday.The deceased are Kevaughn Francis, otherwise called JJ, and Warren Smith, a former member of the Jamaica Constabulary...

Distraught fire victim pleads for help
Jamaica Star

Mount Oakley, Portland:Left without a home and with no one to turn to for help, Wekell Sinclair, a mother of four children, is in distress, and could very well find herself living on the street by the end of the...

Portland police launch new initiative
Jamaica Star

The Portland police have launched a campaign dubbed 'Portland Protect' aimed at keeping out criminal elements from the usually peaceful parish.The initiative, which is the brain child of acting commanding officer in...

15-year-old held with illegal gun in downtown Kingston
Jamaica Gleaner

A 15-year-old boy is now in custody after he was reportedly held with an illegal firearm in downtown Kingston yesterday. According to the Constabulary Communications Unit about 2:13 p.m. yesterday police were on mobile...

Teen held with gun, ammo granted $800,000 bail
Jamaica Gleaner

St Catherine teen, 18-year-old Aliyah Johnson, has been granted $800,000 bail. Bail was granted by the St Elizabeth Parish Court yesterday following an application by her attorney Peter Champagnie. She’s...

The Sizzla show
Nassau Guardian

Sizzla took no prisoners! His live rendition of his 2012 hit “Dry Cry” seemed to resonate with his fans at last weekend’s Heineken Live Your Music kickoff concert at the Burns House grounds. However, it was...

Curry wins bronze; The Bahamas’ boys beach soccer team wins
Nassau Guardian

Adrian Curry knew that he had to get out fast last night and run one of the better races of his life in order to win a medal for The Bahamas at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG). In one of the tightest races of the...

Special zones Bill probably won't work, but...
Jamaica Observer

After decades of accusations of being soft on crime, the Jamaican Government has finally decided to try something different. They realised that the age-old ideas and strategies, which were downright failures for P J...

Should acid assault be a capital crime?
Jamaica Observer

Acid is a terrorising substance more so than a knife or a gun. A blade or bullet wound will heal with little trace, but acid disfigures.

Cops can't say motive for MoBay businessman's murder
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Police are still unable to say what was the motive for the murder of Montego Bay businessman Winston Chue, who was shot and killed outside his business establishment Wednesday...

Public defender ready to take on crime zone cases
Jamaica Observer

 PUBLIC Defender Arlene Harrison Henry is confident that her office is ready and prepared to take on any case that should arise where a citizen's human and constitutional rights is breached by law enforcement...

Holness to meet senior civil servants on crime Bill provisions
Jamaica Observer

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness is to meet with all permanent secretaries and heads of government agencies in preparation for the implementation of the new Law Reform (Zones of Special Operations) (Special Community...

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