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Reports emerging out of Trelawny is that it was an enraged jealous male who killed his former lover and her young lover in a murderous rage in Freeman's Hall in a brutal double homicide last month. Police have now charged the  man in connection with the double murder of 50-year-old Sophia Bryan, otherwise called ‘Carol’, and 28-year-old Junior Bailey, also called ‘Bad Walk’.

 
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. 
 
Thursday, 07 November 2019 23:27

SEVERAL FIREARMS, VARIOUS ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION SEIZED

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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.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 23:19

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.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 23:16

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 17:08

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.

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 11:19

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.

A curfew has been imposed in a section of the Kingston Eastern Police Division. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25, and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m. Monday, October
28.

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

NORTH: Along Deanery Drive from the intersection with Fourth Avenue to Mountain View
Avenue;

EAST: Along Mountain View Avenue from the intersection with Deanery Drive to Langston
Road;

SOUTH: Along Langston Road from the intersection with Mountain View Avenue to Fourth
Avenue;

WEST: Along Fourth Avenue from the intersection with Langston Road to Deanery Drive.

During the hours of the curfew, persons are required to remain within their premises, unless
authorized by the person in charge of the curfew.

Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, has committed to provide support to the police in an effort to reduce crime and public disorder in the Vineyard Town and Mountain View communities. This was outlined earlier this evening when he visited the scene of the recent shooting at the Deanery Road Medical Centre in Vineyard Town.

“This area is of particular interest to the government and we will continue to do whatever is necessary to dismantle the criminal networks and gangs that plague the community and surrounding areas”, said Minister Chang.

He furthered reassured the residents in the community that the JCF is working assiduously to restore public order and safety in the community. “The members of the constabulary force and the defense force remain relentless in their pursuit of these criminals and will utilise all the resources available to apprehend them”, the Minister said.

Minister Chang also visited St. Theresa Preparatory School which is adjacent to the medical centre, and then went on to the Vineyard Town and Mountain View police stations.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) reported that at approximately 10:00 a.m. October 23, an unknown assailant entered the medical centre and opened gunfire, leaving dead of a Mountain View address, 42 year-old Clifton Brown. Five others including a pregnant woman and a four-year-old boy were injured during the shooting.

The Ministry of National Security and the JCF are working hard to ensure that there are no reprisals as adequate resources have been deployed. If you have any information on the recent shooting, please report it to the nearest police station or contact Crime Stop Jamaica at 113.

 

History was created in Junction St. Elizabeth on Wednesday, October 24 as the Government commissioned the first ever piped water system in the parish.