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SENIOR COP FIGHTS FOR SEAT AT CINEMA

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Chad Bryan, Star Writer Pandemonium broke out at a popular Corporate Area movie theatre on Tuesday when a superintendent of police vehemently refused to give up a seat in the theatre after being asked to do so. The drama involving the senior cop unfolded about 8:30 p.m. during the viewing of the movie Sex Tape, [...]

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Father beats son on suspicion of being a homosexual

Bjorn Burke, Staff Reporter An irate father accused of cruelly disciplining his son for what he claims were homosexual tendencies had his bail extended when he appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. The accused, who was charged with cruelty to a child, said that he witnessed his seven-year-old son in the [...]

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Teachers in ‘hot’ love triangle – Boiling water used to injure colleague

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A female teacher from a prominent school in central Jamaica is now faced with a lawsuit, after she poured boiling water on one of her colleagues from another institution recently. Reports are that the teacher was at her home when the other teacher went there early one morning, demanding that she stop interfering in her [...]

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Farmers freed of ganja charges

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Barbara Gayle, Star Writer Two St Elizabeth farmers have been freed of possession of 26 pounds of ganja following a no-case submission by attorney-at-law, Dwight Reece. They are 40-year-old Delroy Crawford and 25-year-old Gawayne Swaby of Jointwood District in St Elizabeth. The Crown led evidence that on May 6, 2013, the police went to an [...]

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Two killed in Mocho, Clarendon

Horace fisher, Star Writer The Mocho police are now investigating two domestic-related murders in as many days following yesterday’s slaying of 34-year-old farmer, Lincoln McLean, in the Wakefield area of Smithville, Clarendon. According to the police, McLean and a family member got into an altercation sometime after 10 a.m. During the confrontation, McLean was chopped [...]

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SENIOR COP FIGHTS FOR SEAT AT CINEMA

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Chad Bryan, Star Writer Pandemonium broke out at a popular Corporate Area movie theatre on Tuesday when a superintendent of police vehemently refused to give up a seat in the theatre after being asked to do so. The drama involving the senior cop unfolded about 8:30 p.m. during the viewing of the movie Sex Tape, [...]

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41 persons detained… during joint police/military operation in western Jamaica

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Police detained 41 persons during a joint police/military operation in western Jamaica between last Monday and Tuesday. The team led by the Lottery Scam Task Force (LSTF) comprised of the Street Crime Units, the Fugitive Apprehension and the Proactive Investigation Teams within Area One, as well as the Jamaica Defence Force, carried out a series [...]

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One of two accused swindlers remanded

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Two men accused of swindling an unsuspecting woman out of her hard earned cash, promising her high end wristwatches, but supplying her with counterfeit versions instead, were hauled before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court last Thursday. Charged with larceny by trick are Sowdane McKenzie and Jason Kameka. Allegations are that on June 26, the [...]

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Unidentified body found with gunshot wounds

Detectives attached to the Area One Major Investigation Taskforce (MIT) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a male that was found with gunshot wounds in Spring Garden, St James on Monday. The body is of brown complexion, medium build and about 180 centimetres (5 feet 11 inches) long. It was clad [...]

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Man hits woman with sledgehammer

A man who used a sledgehammer to hit a woman in her chest was sentenced to 30 days’ imprisonment when he appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court yesterday. Charged with assault occasioning bodily harm is Dennis McLean. The court was told that during an argument, the accused used a sledgehammer to hit the [...]

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