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Liquor thief to know fate today

A man who stole liquor from MegaMart in St Andrew and walked out of the store with the goods, will be sentenced today after being remanded for the weekend. Charged with larceny is Ricardo Wright. On Friday when the matter was brought up in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court, Wright pleaded guilty and offered [...]

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Speaker thief on probation pleads guilty

Deon P Green, Star Writer A Yallahs man who was on a three-year probation for housebreaking and larceny, pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a speaker when he appeared in the Yallahs Resident Magistrate’s Court recently. He returns to court for sentencing on October 24. The case was that of 32-year-old Charles Murray of a [...]

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Tablets for top readers – Digicel awards five students from western Jamaica

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Contributed Javaede Stevens and Shaday Ellis of Wilson’s Run Primary are very excited to about their new tablets. Five students from western Jamaica have reason to celebrate with the news that they are being recognised by the Digicel Foundation for strides made in their reading levels. Javaede Stevens, Orlando Scarlette, Mikilah Fernandez, Hue-Mario Malcolm and [...]

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Cops seek help to find escapee

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Contributed Fahdean Ferguson Up to late last night police were still seeking the public’s assistance in locating a prisoner who escaped from the Montego Bay Police lock-up in St James on Saturday. The escapee, 21-year-old Fahdean Ferguson, otherwise called ‘Tussain and Joshua’, a mechanic of Hampton, Spring Mount, in the parish, had been in custody [...]

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Disabled Jamaican caught with drugs in Trinidad

A disabled Jamaican who was found in possession of just over 15 pounds of ganja hidden in his wheelchair at the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad and Tobago, managed to escape jail time in the country recently, THE STAR has learnt. Charged with marijuana trafficking is 33-year-old Kevon Francis who pleaded guilty to the offence. [...]

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Female pickpocket sentenced to 18 months in prison Bjorn Burke Staff Reporter A woman accused of being a pickpocket was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment when she appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Charged with two counts of receiving stolen property is Nicholla Myles. Allegations are that on August 23 between [...]

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Female pickpocket sentenced to 18 months in prison Bjorn Burke Staff Reporter A woman accused of being a pickpocket was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment when she appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Charged with two counts of receiving stolen property is Nicholla Myles. Allegations are that on August 23 between [...]

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Female pickpocket sentenced to 18 months in prison Bjorn Burke Staff Reporter A woman accused of being a pickpocket was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment when she appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Charged with two counts of receiving stolen property is Nicholla Myles. Allegations are that on August 23 between [...]

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Female pickpocket sentenced to 18 months in prison Bjorn Burke Staff Reporter A woman accused of being a pickpocket was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment when she appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Charged with two counts of receiving stolen property is Nicholla Myles. Allegations are that on August 23 between [...]

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Man commits suicide to avoid arrest

Chad Bryan, Staff Reporter Gramoxone, an agent used to kill weeds, was believed to have been ingested by a man who tried to avoid being arrested by the police. Dead is 51-year-old John Williams of Shrewsbury district, St Elizabeth, who is reportedly charged with failing to file his tax returns. Reports from the Black River [...]

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