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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 10:45

National Secirty Minister condemnd anti-semitism acts

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Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, has condemned the recent actions of persons placing graffiti with anti-Jew, anti-Semitic statements, in and around the city of Montego Bay. 

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 10:41

Ammo found in St. Mary

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A team of officers assigned to the St. Mary Police Division seized 24 rounds of ammunition during an operation on Guptar Lane, Annotto Bay, St. Mary on Monday, January 20.

Reports from the Annotto Bay Police are that about 2:47 p.m., they were in the area when a premises was searched ammunition was seized. No one was arrested in relation to this seizure.

Investigations continue.

Monday, 20 January 2020 13:47

Four dead in nasty airport run crash

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Four men, including two brothers, died in a motor vehicle accident which occurred along a section of The Hague main road, in the parish of Trelawny, on Sunday morning.

Thursday, 16 January 2020 12:35

Portland man arrested for Red Hills murder and arson

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Detectives at the Constant Spring Police Station in St. Andrew arrested and charged 23-year-old Shauguelle Clarke, otherwise called ‘Quado’, a recording artiste of Buff Bay, Portland with Murder and Arson.

Clarke was charged for the murder of 30-year-old Miguel Williams in Sterling Castle Heights, St. Andrew on April 17, 2019, after he turned himself in to the Police accompanied by his Attorney on Tuesday, January 14.

Quada who is best known on the entertainment circuit for his singles More Money More LifeNew Gyal Alert and Hail, is the second person to be arrested and charged in relation to the murder of  Williams’.

In December, 30-year-old Andrew Breakcliffe of Sterling Castle Heights was also charged.

Reports are that about 3:45 p.m., Williams was allegedly beaten, set ablaze and his house torched by Clarke and others.

Williams is the man whom, it is alleged, was involved in the rape and slaying of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers whose decomposing was found in a section of the Sterling Castle Heights community in April last year.

She had been missing for several days after she did not return home from school.

He was charged following a question and answer session with detectives.

Clarke joins fellow accused 30-year-old Andrew Breakcliffe, otherwise called ‘Grinch’, of a Sterling Castle Heights address who was also charged with murder and Arson in December 2019.

The court date for Williams has not yet been finalized.

Investigations are ongoing.

The government has announced a three day national clean-up effort for later this month in response to the dengue outbreak.
Thursday, 16 January 2020 12:12

Five Clarendon men arrested on gun charges

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Five Clarendon men were arrested and charged following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition in Mandeville, Manchester on Thursday, January 16.

Sunday, 12 January 2020 12:20

JDF soldier involved in Portmore Murder-Suicide

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A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) was involved in a murder-suicide which took place in Portmore early this morning.

While unable to reveal his identity, a JDF spokesperson said the individual has been a member of the JDF for 12-13 years.

“Typically when something like this happens, the JDF works closely with the police not only in assisting with the investigation, but also in the management of grief and counselling of the family members that were left behind,” the spokesperson said.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Accused gang leader Tesha Miller has been sentenced to 38 years and nine months in prison for ordering the 2008 murder of Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) chairman, Douglas Chambers.

The decade 2010 to 2019 recorded the first ever decrease in total major crimes by decade.

Thursday, 12 December 2019 19:36

Japan Provides Maritime Vessels to Jamaica

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Jamaica is to receive a major boost to maritime security operation.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is assuring the nation that the Government remains resolute in dealing with the crime problem including murders.