Money, thief and duppy
Jamaica Observer

Friends, it is a serious thing! Women have to be finding creative ways to hide their money (25) from the thieves (5) in downtown Kingston. This nuh sound good as citizens must be free fi go anywhere.There are others who...

Downtown Kingston accused robbers behind bars
Jamaica Observer

AT least two men who have been linked to robberies in downtown Kingston, which have seen a recent increase, are now behind bars.Carson Walker, who pleaded guilty to robbery with aggravation, is expected to be sentenced on...

Cop arrested in gang bust to be charged with murder, robbery, court told
Jamaica Observer

The detective corporal who was apprehended last weekend when police smashed a major criminal gang is to face murder and robbery charges.The disclosure was made in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court after his...

Nooks' trial begins today
Jamaica Observer

GEORGE Nooks is slated to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree today. The popular singer, who was charged with possession of cocaine, is being represented by Queen's Counsel Tom...

Interpol stages conference in MoBay
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — More than 120 fugitive investigators from across the world have gathered in Montego Bay for the seventh Operational Global Symposium on Fugitives, which is being held from December 5 to...

Landscaper stabbed to death in downtown Kingston
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A landscaper was stabbed to death by an unknown assailant on Darling Street, Kingston yesterday.Dead is 40-year-old Andrew Blair from Water Lane in the area.According to police reports, residents...

Opposition says Montague 'wrong and strong' in car deal controversy
Jamaica Gleaner

Opposition MP Peter Bunting on Tuesday afternoon labelled National Security Minister Robert Montague as being "wrong and strong" in the controversial contract to procure vehicles for the police. "I had really anticipated...

Police: People caught blocking roads will be prosecuted
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Police High Command says it is aware of a message being circulated on social media encouraging members of the public to participate in road blocks, and is reminding Jamaicans that such actions...

Police confident they will nab other Terrence Gang members
Jamaica Gleaner

The police are expressing confidence they will nab the other members of a notorious gang they say has been responsible for several murders, shootings and rapes across seven parishes. Yesterday, the police reported that...

McKenzie, team to assess squatting
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says the island's local authorities must take the lead in preventing squatter settlements and illegal buildings from...

Fake taxi foul-up - Robbery car' not impounded
Jamaica Star

A judge was left baffled after hearing that a motor vehicle, allegedly used as a fake taxi by a man and a woman to rob a passenger, was released to family members of one of the accused.The car was reportedly released...

Haile Clacken being kept alive
Jamaica Star

Determined not to let her son's dream die with him, Lilieth Clacken, the mother of former journalist Haile Ammifeca Clacken, who was killed in a bizarre shooting incident in Cheapside, St Elizabeth, earlier this year, is...

No need to fear - MoBay mayor says cops to blanket city for Christmas
Jamaica Star

Montego Bay mayor Homer Davis says there is no need for any undue fear about crime crippling the second city this Christmas."People will feel fearful, yes, but based on discussions, the police will be out there to make...

Don't take it out on the children - DSP Grant
Jamaica Star

Deputy Commissioner of Police Novelette Grant is warning parents not to act out their frustration on their children as those who suffer abuse seldom fully recover.Grant was speaking at last weekend's National Parent...

She's like a sister - Close friend pushed Davina Bennett to enter pageant
Jamaica Star

Believe it or not, Davina Bennett's year got off to an awful start. After a traumatising robbery, the aspiring model was faced with the possibility of giving up her career before the lens, but one of her closest friends...

Murder suspect commits suicide
Jamaica Star

A Portland taxi operator, who was wanted for a murder he allegedly committed last Saturday, was found dead hanging from a tree with a rope around his neck early yesterday morning.The Corporate Communications Unit of the...

Joe Grind shot for visiting woman
Jamaica Star

A man was rushed to hospital last Sunday night after he was shot by a licenced firearm holder, allegedly over a female in Greenwich Farm in Kingston.It is said that the 20-year-old man was shot by the licenced firearm...

Club owner arrested for sex with a minor
Jamaica Gleaner

A nightclub owner in Montego Bay, St James, has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a minor. Assistant Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey, who heads the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime (CTOC) says the club...

Alleged Portland murderer found hanging from tree, suspected suicide
Jamaica Gleaner

A Portland man, who was on the run for two days after he allegedly stabbed and killed a male resident in Portland, is suspected to have committed suicide. He is Garfield McDonald a taxi driver and former employee at...

Theft hampering streetlight repair programme
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says theft of lamps is among the challenges it is encountering as it tries to keep streetlights on. The company says it’s also challenged by wilful destruction of...

Gov't stages consultations on rehabilitation of inmates
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —The Government is engaging critical stakeholders on plans for the rehabilitation and redemption of people incarcerated in the island's penal institutions.State Minister for National Security,...

36-y-o St Catherine man convicted for cocaine
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A 36-year-old man, Michael Abrahams of Caribbean Estate, was yesterday convicted in the St Catherine Parish Court after he pleaded guilty to possession of and dealing in cocaine.

Decision on bail should not be remit of politicians
Jamaica Observer

The right to bail has once more come to the fore as a result of pronouncements made by Prime Minister Andrew Holness and National Security Minister Robert “Bobby” Montague at the Jamaica Labour Party conference...

Enforce death penalty for cop killers, urges Police Federation rep
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A representative of the Police Federation used the funeral service for slain corporal, Melvin Smith, on Sunday to call for a unified approach to crime fighting, an amendment to the...

Big gang bust
Jamaica Observer

The ruthless criminal gang that was busted last weekend after more than six months of patient police investigation has been blamed for at least eight murders and numerous rapes, including that of a 12-year-old girl, a...

Immigration Corner | Illegal immigrant leaving UK
Jamaica Gleaner

Illegal immigrant leaving UKDear Mr Bassie,I went to England on a student visa but had to drop out of college and was unable to support myself.If someone is returning to Jamaica, having been in England illegally, are they...

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