Tag: Western Jamaica

Bus driver attempts to poison vice principal

It didn’t prove to be a piece of cake for 56-year-old Norval Bulgin, a Montego Bay Community College bus driver who allegedly solicited the help of a student, in an attempt to poison the institution’s vice principal, whom he learnt wanted to have him fired.

MoBay mourns ‘Moonie’

Kerr, a businessman who formerly managed the Aquasol Theme Park, and was the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Western Representative and Football Manager at his alma mater, Cornwall College, was reported missing after several attempts to contact him by phone since Sunday went unanswered.

Development woes

Despite a raft of development projects in Falmouth in recent months, Delroy Christie, President of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is calling on the authorities to move quickly to address what he says are serious deficiencies in the growing town.

Exciting start

Last year’s beaten finalists, Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights, and former champions Catherine Hall All Stars, marked off early wins on Sunday, April 14, as action tipped off in the 2019 edition of the Western Elite Basketball League (EBL) with a double header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club.

Beloved security guard killed

A family, a school and a company have all been plunged into mourning while a 17-year-old boy now ponders his fate in police custody, after he was detained on Friday in connection with the brutal slaying of 44-year-old security guard, Clifton ‘Cliffy’ Lumley at the Grange Hill High School in Westmoreland.

‘Bring back the State of Emergency!’

As other instances of criminality continue to rise – to include a heist in a section of downtown Montego Bay last Thursday evening, where over 2 million dollars were reportedly stolen, some residents have expressed that they are increasingly becoming fearful.

Catherine Hall erupts

On Monday morning, the middle-class community of Catherine Hall in St. James was a mixture of clouds of smoke, burning debris across the roadways, and angry residents, all in protest of Saturday’s fatal shooting of 22-year-old Tony Barrett, who was downed in an alleged confrontation with the police.

Suspected ‘Jarrett St. Shooter’ killed

In 2013, the police relate, Wellington was implicated in the murder of Keniel Richards in Belmont. In January of 2018, Wellington was then implicated in the murder of Kevin Lindo on McCatty Street, and in 2019, the murders of Omar Watkins and Lloyd Johnson on Barnett Street.

‘Natural’s’ Mobile Tea Cart

With the harsh economic times threatening to derail the lives of many Jamaicans, Stafford Llewllyn, popularly known as ‘Natural’, has refused to...

Peace marches; crime rises

Investigators called to the scene of a three-person stabbing incident in Negirl, Westmoreland, saw 26-year-old dancer Deandra Adamson, of Cuffie’s Pen, Lacovia, St. Elizabeth, succumbing to injuries she sustained after turning down the advance of a man in a night club.