Tag: State of Public Emergency
The other victims are 20-year-old Vardian Banton, otherwise called ‘Jason’ of Robert Reid Drive, Glendevon; twenty-nine-year-old Conrad Lawrence, otherwise called ‘Forty’of Belfont, Catadupa; 37-year-old Suzette Reid, vendor of Lindo’s Hill, Whithorn, Westmoreland and an unidentified man, also of Belfont.
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.
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
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.