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Man disarmed, chopped to death in St James

A St James man is now dead after being chopped in a violent dispute with two other men in Catadupa, St James on Friday. Police reports say the deceased, Neil Griffiths of Lapland district, allegedly went on a attacking spree in the community. Griffiths allegedly attacked a farmer in the …

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Police seize nine firearms in St James

The St James police are reporting the seizure of nine illegal firearms during a joint police/military operation over the weekend. According to Marlon Nesbeth, superintendent in charge of the St James Police Division, a total of nine firearms were recovered and five persons arrested, two in connection with the gun …

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St James man in Police custody for death of daughter

The St. James man who’s being sought in relation to the death of his daughter is now in Police Custody. Roosevelt Thomas otherwise called ‘Pimmy’ of Flanker District was reportedly accompanied to the Freeport Police Station by a Pastor yesterday evening. Head of the Area 1 Police ACP Winchroy Badoo, …

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Desmond McKenzie leads St James clean up

Local Government and Community Development Minister, Desmond McKenzie, led a massive clean-up initiative in sections of St James on Saturday, where several hundred truck loads of solid waste were removed to the Retirement Landfill. The project, which started last Wednesday, targeted communities which had a pile-up of solid waste to …

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Taxi operator shot and killed

Twenty-two-year-old Chavenne Lawrence, otherwise called ‘Kevon’, taxi operator of Tangle River, St James, was shot and killed by unknown assailants at home on Thursday April 21. Reports from Freeport Police Station are that about 11:15 pm, Lawrence was at home with his brother when armed men entered and demanded money. A …

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St James Man threatens to set baby-mother on fire

A St James man who reportedly threw gasolene on his babymother and threatened to set her on fire during an argument was offered bail when he appeared in the St James Parish Court. Leroy Edmond, of a Norwood address, is charged with assault occasioning bodily harm. The court was told …

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Airport employees arrested in cocaine seizure

Police officers attached to the Narcotics and Port divisions seized just over 6 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, on Wednesday, March 30, and last Sunday. Reports are that on March 30 three men employed to a catering company were arrested for attempting …

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