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Cross-dresser to go on trial for robbery

A cross-dresser who robbed a complainant of her android cell phone is expected to go on trial in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on October 29. Charged with larceny from the person is Kevin ‘Likkle Kev’ Mullings who pleaded not guilty. The Crown alleges that on October 2, the complainant was robbed of her [...]

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Man allegedly steals rum cream

A man who is accused of stealing a bottle of rum cream from his employer is to know his fate next month. Pleading not guilty to the charge of simple larceny when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Monday is Nicholas Morgan of a Kingston 8 address. It is alleged that [...]

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FFP will hand over paracetamol tablets to health ministry

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In an effort to assist the Jamaican population with the fight against the Chikungunya virus, Food For The Poor (FFP) will hand over seven million 500 mg paracetamol tablets to the Ministry of Health for distribution across the island. The tablets were purchased by Food For The Poor and are currently in transit to Jamaica. [...]

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Two on ganja rap to face today

A man and woman who were found to be in possession of ganja are expected back in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court today. Anthony Daniels and Julian Marilyn Headley are charged with possession of ganja. The court heard that on October 2, police, acting on information, armed themselves with search warrants and went to [...]

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United States citizen missing since Tuesday

Police yesterday released a missing person’s report for an American citizen who went missing on Tuesday. The woman, who police identified as 28-year-old Rickita Bradford of Miami, Florida, reportedly disappeared after arriving on a cruise ship. The Ocho Rios police said that reports received are that Bradford arrived on a cruise ship, which was docked [...]

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Gaming commission, crime investigating unit collaborate to target illegal gambling

The Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission (BGLC) and the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday. The agreement is a demonstration of commitment and collaboration by both entities to jointly tackle illegal gambling and related criminal activities. An estimated $10 billion in industry revenue is lost annually because [...]

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Mother, daughter freed of assault rap

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Christopher Thomas, STAR Writer WESTERN BUREAU: The St James mother and daughter who were accused of assaulting the daughter’s husband during a domestic dispute last November, walked free from the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court after their case was dismissed on Monday. Rose McNeil and her daughter, Sandy McNeil, who are of the same address [...]

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Repeat offender to answer to multiple charges

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A repeat offender had his matter sent to trial yesterday when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court to answer to multiple charges. Charged with robbery with aggravation, assault and attempted rape is Jermaine Davis. He pleaded not guilty to all three offences. The court was told that Davis, allegedly armed with a [...]

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Kingston 10 teen missing

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An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Deneika Smith of Burley Road, Kingston 10, who has been missing since October 3. She is of brown complexion, slim build and is about 139 centimetres (4 feet 7 inches) tall. Reports from the Half-Way Tree police are that Deneika was last seen at home about 7:12 [...]

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Senator in corruption case offered bail

Former consultant in the Local Government, Senator Basil Waite, was offered bail in the sum of $1.5 million with one surety in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court yesterday. He was ordered to surrender his travel documents. A stop order was also implemented and he was ordered fingerprinted. Waite was arrested and charged yesterday morning [...]

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