Tag: State of Public Emergency

The Elusive Four

The men who have been featured on the police’s radar are: Lascelles Wright, otherwise called ‘Byah’ or ‘Stella’, of Tyre district in Trelawny, Rayon Russell of Felicity Road in Montego Bay, St James, Renard Gayle, otherwise called ‘CJ’, of Hague, Trelawny and Nickell Pinnock of West Road, Kingston 12.

Motorized Patrol Unit to ‘lock the city’

CHARGE TO MOTORIZED PATROL UNIT: Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Area One, Donovan Graham (left), issues a charge to members of the newly-formed Motorized Patrol Unit of the safety of citizens and visitors to Montego Bay. He is supported (from 2nd left) by Deputy Superintendent Kevin Francis, Superintendent Vernon Ellis and Mayor Homer Davis. – CWP photo

PSOJ demands crime plan

The imposition of States of Emergency is not seen by the powerful Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) as good enough to battle the scourge of crime. PSOJ President Howard Mitchell, is demanding a crime plan.

Negril entertains despite SOE

Michael Nattoo/Alan Lewin The State of Public Emergency, while its effects are far-reaching, has not quite had a dampening...

‘The State of Emergency is not working’ – Hylton

Despite the ongoing Zones of Special Operations and the supposedly much-improved States of Public Emergency, citizens of western parishes, particularly those in St. James, continue to cower in fear, as the increased security presence appears not to be having its intended impact, with murders still occurring with some regularity.

Deadly standoff

The four-hour ordeal began to unfold about 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, when a police team went to the Comfort Hall area in search of Thompson, who was a suspect in a sexual offence case

St. James SOE ends tomorrow, nail-biting begins

Michael Nattoo – Staff Reporter Despite the well-intentioned pleas for an extension, the decision to end the current State of...

Fatal friendship

“The one who later killed him,” a tear-choked Stennett said, “I remembered his name because my son spoke about him to me before – that he had been going through some challenges at home or something like that.”

SOPE woes ‘pile’ up

Sashane Shakes - Staff Reporter As the battle between the Public Defender and the security forces rages, a recent...

Bloody West

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter Six dead in five days Despite a State of Public Emergency and heightened crime-fighting measures, bloodletting continues to sweep across...