Trelawny records first 2 murders of 2018 on successive days

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Just when it looked as if Trelawny was doing so well, the inevitable occurred on Saturday. Duanvale The bullet riddled body of an unidentified man was found at about 11am Saturday morning in Duanvale. No motive has been established for the killing and up to the time of writing, the identity of the man was...

No evidence against Chinese woman accused of hitting school girl – Case thrown out

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The highly publicized case of a Chinese woman slapping a Cedric Titus student has been thrown out of Court due to lack of witnesses. 53-year-old Chinese national Yuemei Pan, was arrested on Thursday, December 7, 2017 for slapping a schoolgirl in Bottom Town, Clark’s Town, Trelawny. The incident was caught on camera and has since...

Security guards arrested for allegedly chopping lime thief to death

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Two security guards on duty at the Good Hope Estate here in Trelawny are now in custody after allegedly chopping a lime thief to death. Patrick Walden of Friendship, St James address is now dead. Walden was allegedly caught trespassing on the estate property at about 10 pm Thursday night. When accosted, it is alleged...

Teen son of Trelawny policeman killed in father’s presence

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In what appears to have been an ambush, the son of a Trelawny-based policeman (Corporal Omras Lindo) was shot dead. The deceased is 16-year old Cornwall College student, Mark Williams. Reports are that about 9:45 pm last night, gunmen sprayed Lindo’s car with bullets along Irwin main road, at the intersection of Meadows and Tucker....

Reduction in murders 2017, but major crimes on the increase in Trelawny

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The good news for Trelawny is that murders reduced from 26 in 2016 to 21 in 2017. The 19% reduction in murders has been offset by the bad news. Major crimes in the north coast parish have seen an increase in 2017. According to Superintendent Dwight Powell, who is in charge of Trelawny, this was...

(Pictures) thieves break-in and rob Falmouth Craft Market

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Thieves broke into the provisional Falmouth Craft Market on Sunday night, reportedly looting all the stalls. The thieves gained access to each craft shop by slicing the plastic covering or the tarpaulin covers and crawling through. According to one vendor, “every stall got their cut.” Vendors reported losing clothing, hats and craft items. One of...

Former Village United Striker commits suicide

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Romando Anderson Commits Suicide Former Village United striker Romando Anderson from Falmouth is dead after allegedly committing suicide. The diminutive Anderson aka “Short Boss,” is the son of well known ice cream vendor affectionately called “Shorty.” Gramoxone It is alleged that Anderson drank the poisonous herbicide, Gramoxone, popularly (but incorrectly) called Gramazone. He was hospitalised...

Double murder in Hyde, Clark’s Town on Friday night

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The Trelawny police are investigating a double murder that took place in Hyde, Clark’s Town last night (Friday night). Dead are 19-year-old Mekieda Waldo, otherwise called ‘Monique’, unemployed and 24-year-old Shamar Williams, otherwise called ‘Bim’, auto-technician of Hyde district, Clarks Town, Trelawny. Reports are that both went to purchase food in a car and upon...

Taxi driver shot and killed on Seaboard Street in Falmouth

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Taxi driver Dwayne Marrett, also known as ‘Paul’ was shot and killed in Falmouth on Tuesday night. He was 36-year old when he died. Marrett was shot in his motor car which also contained passengers. The incident occurred on Seaboard Street in Falmouth, Trelawny at around 8:40 pm. Reports are that Paul had just loaded...

Wife of former Falmouth Mayor found with throat slashed

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Hyacinth Wright, also known as “Miss Little,” the 76-year old wife of former Mayor of Falmouth, the late Joseph Wright, is dead. Unofficial reports are that she was found this evening on Trelawny Street. Jamaica Observer According to police reports, the elderly woman, who was affectionately called Miss Little, was found about 4:30pm lying at...