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A St. Ann woman is now presently before the St. Ann Parish court answering to a charge of cruelty to a child.


Friday, 08 November 2019 15:24

Brutal rape of 93 year old woman in St. Ann

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The brutal rape of a 93-year-old woman in Keith district, Brown's Town has stunned the island. The senior citizen is currently in hospital recovering from the ordeal. Reports are that the woman was at home about 3 on Thursday morning, when she was attacked and sexually assaulted. St Ann is a popular tourist destination and is known for its low crime rate. He, however, expressed concern about the high number of criminal activities in the parish in recent times. Detectives from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA), and from the Brown's Town police station are at the hospital with the woman.

Relatives of members of a religious group Qahal Yahweh Church whose St. James compound was raided erlier this week by police have called for a deeper forensic investigation of the group which allegedly isolates family members and demands titles and properties from its members. 

Several firearms and a cache of ammunition have been seized across the country in the past 24 hours.

Thirty-five-year-old Corey Hanson, a businessman of Folly Road in Portland has been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

Friday, 08 November 2019 04:19

Three Men to Face the Courts for Murder

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Three persons are scheduled to appear before the court to answer to the charge of Murder in the coming weeks.

Friday, 08 November 2019 04:16

Teen Nabbed After Robbery

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A 17-year-old boy is to appear in the Family Court to answer to charges of Robbery With Violence after he was implicated in an incident on Oxford Road, St. Andrew on
Wednesday, November 6.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 22:08

Special Security Measures Coming For Christmas - Chang

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The security forces will be rolling out several new measures over the next eight weeks in an effort to ensure that Jamaicans enjoy a safe festive season.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 17:07

Slight increase in murders despite SOEs

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There’s been a marginal 0.6% increase in murders this year compared to last year, according to crime figured acquired by the Jamaica Times website.

Minister of National Security, Dr. Horace Chang is affirming that the security forces are moving swiftly to capture the perpetrators of the brazen and cruel murder of a man this morning (November 6) while he was dropping off his child at the Cornwall Gardens Basic School in Mount Salem, North West St James.

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 16:19

Would-be robber disarmed, firearm handed over to cops

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One firearm and several rounds of ammunition were handed over to the Harbour View Police on Monday, November 4 following an attempted robbery on Harbour Drive, Kingston 17.