Tag: State of Public Emergency

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...

SOPE sparks run on CSJP

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter Youth seeking change in lifestyle The introduction of the State of Public Emergency in St. James since January this year,...

‘Preckeh’ takes aim at the army

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter 2 soldiers shot Several months after the death of Ryan ‘Ratty’ Peterkin, notorious leader of the Cambridge-based Ratty Gang, Delano...

Under the knife

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter Four murders rock St. James Even though the guns have somewhat been silenced by the imposing State of Emergency, the...

FOUR KILLED IN 7 HOURS

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter The parish of Westmoreland has now claimed the title of the murder capital of the West, as murders continue...

‘SOPE has not lost its sting’ – Powell

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter   With a hail of criticism swirling over the effectiveness of the State of Public Emergency (SOPE) in St. James, Elan...

Cops kill cousins

Michael Nattoo - Staff Reporter Although the police were able to recover an illegal firearm from the community of Irwin on Wednesday morning, residents found...

GRIM THREAT

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter Technician foretells death, murdered hours later Mystery shrouds Monday’s brazen daylight shooting death of 29-year-old television technician, Sydney Sheldon Smith,...

Hunting gang members

Barrington Flemming - Staff Reporter The killing of 18-year-old Akeem Samuels at Sterling District, Morgan’s Bridge, Westmoreland on Sunday, has re-ignited the police’s crime-fighting thrust...