Trelawny Police arrested in sting operation on suspicion of corruption

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An unidentified police officer working at an unidentified station in Trelawny parish has been arrested in a sting operation on suspicion of corruption. From Loop News An officer stationed in the Trelawny Police Division was taken into custody by members of the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) on suspicion of corruption, yesterday, Saturday, October 29....

Port Authority to Carry Out Major Upgrading and Beautification of Falmouth

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Falmouth will once again benefit from a major upgrade and beautification project, scheduled to be completed before the end of this year, 2016. The work is confined to the ‘uptown’ area. From The JIS The town of Falmouth in Trelawny is to benefit from a major beautification and upgrading project to be carried out by...

Scores of persons squatting on private cane lands in Wakefield since Friday

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In what has been described as a land grab, scores of persons alleged to be from the Wakefield District have been capturing lands in the surrounding area. The lands are located between Wakefield and Muschette High School and also in Tiltston, before reaching Logwood Valley. The owner of the lands is Hampden Wharf Limited, and...

Videos and Photos: Fire Destroys HoSang Restaurant 

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Probably the oldest and most famous restaurant in Falmouth has been destroyed by fire. Fire began at HoSang’s Restaurant, around 5 am and a unit from the nearby Falmouth Fire Station battled the early blaze. However, they had to send for another unit from St James and they battled the blaze for over two hours....

UTech pulls out of Trelawny – Falmouth’s Mayor expresses disappointment

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UTech pulls out of Trelawny The University of Technology (UTech) has pulled out of the Trelawny stadium and closing their other location at the old Baptist Manse on Market Street. Operations are being transferred to UTech’s Montego bay locations. Falmouth’s Mayor disappointed From: The Gleaner: At a recent Gleaner editor’s forum in Falmouth, the mayor stated...

Invaders beat Rio Bueno 2-1 in Trelawny FA President’s Cup Final

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Invaders Sports Club from Bunkers Hill, are the 2016 Trelawny President’s Cup Final, played in Bounty Hall. From Jamaica Observer: BOUNTY HALL, Trelawny — Invaders SC held off Rio Bueno FC 2-1 on Sunday to win the Trelawny Football Association’s season opening President’s Cup Knock Out played at Bounty Hall. After 72 minutes without a...

Body of unidentified woman with throat slashed found dumped in the Rio Bueno

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The Trelawny police are probing yet another murder. This after the body of an unidentified woman was found in the Rio Bueno river with her throat slashed. Reports are that residents of Rio Bueno summoned the police after they saw a body floating in the river. The body was fished from the water and it was discovered...

North Trelawny JLP Announces Candidates for Upcoming Local Government Elections

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JLP Caretaker Member of Parliament Dennis Meadows has announced the slate of candidates who will represent the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in the upcoming local government elections. In a statement on Team Meadows Facebook page, Caretaker Meadows stated: “I am pleased to introduce a dynamic team of leaders going into the pending local government elections....

Bounty Hall teen killed in drive-by shooting

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A Bounty Hall youth was murdered in a drive-by shooting last Wednesday night. From: The Gleaner Seventeen year-old Rojae Dean of Bounty Hall in Trelawny has become the 20th murder victim in the parish. He was killed in a drive-by shooting while standing on Pinnock Street in the community around 9:30 last night. Bounty Hall...

Suspect in beheading of Bruce Walters now in custody

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  A young man from the community of Hague near Falmouth in Trelawny, is now in police custody for questioning in the death of Bruce Walters. Known only as Rayon, he has been missing since the Sunday afternoon beheading of taxi driver, Bruce Walters. This morning, he calmly sat in the yard of his father...