Suspect held in the killing of Jamari Reid

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The Falmouth Police has held one person in custody for the murder of dancehall entertainer, Jamari Reid. Jamari was gunned down at his home in Falmouth Gardens last week Wednesday night. Jamari and two other occupants of his house were bound. He was shot execution style. His phone and laptop were also taken. Full story...

Falmouth dancehall artiste Jamari Reid shot and killed

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Upcoming dancehall artiste Jamari Reid from Falmouth was shot and killed last night at his home in Falmouth Gardens, Trelawny. Unofficial reports are that about 10 pm last night, gunmen gained entry to his house, tied him up along with his girlfriend and a friend and shot him several times. His phone and laptop were...

Alleged cop killing hit and run driver stabbed in jail

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The person who allegedly killed Police Inspector Mark Gibbs in a hit and run accident on Friday evening, was stabbed in jail in a fight with another inmate.   From The STAR The driver accused of killing police inspector Mark Gibbs in a hit-and-run on Friday’s was stabbed while in custody at the Falmouth police...

Falmouth Trelawny supermarket owner fined for stocking illegal rum

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Chang Li, a Falmouth businessman of Chinese ethnicity, has been fined a total of $750,000 in the Falmouth Resident Magistrate’s Court. He was charged for illicit J Wray & Nephew rum which was allegedly found on his business premises in Water Square.   From The Gleaner: A businessman whose supermarket was found stocked with over...

Wakefield protests police killing, block roads, force schools to close

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Wakefield is now the scene of protest road blocks as residents vent their anger against the killing of a farmer by the police. The usually quiet town of Wakefield has seen an upsurge of killings in the past couple years, but the latest killing has brought the town into chaos. This time, the killing was not...

Trelawny Barber Arrested At Sangster’s Airport for Ganja

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File Photo A 22-year old barber from Wakefield in Trelawny was arrested on Thursday at the Donald Sangster International Airport for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act. This was in relation to marijuana (ganja) found in a motor vehicle. Police have revealed his identity as Sydney Edwards of Wakefield, Trelawny.   From The Jamaica Observer: ST...

Trelawny Born Gunshot Victim Laid To Rest In Newburgh, New York

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Trelawny born Glenton Shirley, popularly known as “Superman” was eulogized in Newburgh on Friday. Shirley was gunned down on March 25 in the vicinity of 50 Benkard Avenue, Newburgh, New York, at about 9:15 pm. The Albert Town High past student was shot while his 10-year old son awaited him in the car.   From Mid Hudson...

Two Suspects Held in Beheading of Martha Brae Man

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Two suspects are in custody following the beheading of a Martha Brae man on Wednesday. The headless body of Alfred (whose real name was Lionel Lewis) was found near his home, still bleeding. At the time of writing, his head has still not been found. Trelawny’s murder toll is now at 3, at the end...

Man Held After 3 Persons attacked and 1 Dies in Litchfield

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A 70-year old woman from Litchfield, Wait-a-Bit, is now dead after trying to do a good deed. She died at hospital after being chopped by the man whom she attempted to take to the hospital. From the Gleaner A man who allegedly attacked three people in Top Litchfield near Wait-A-Bit in Trelawny is now in...

Bounty Hall Woman Held With Gun in Taxi

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The police have taken another illegal gun off the street, but from an unlikely source. A Trelawny woman was held in a spot check in Coral Gardens, Montego Bay, St. James with a firearm and ammunition. From; The Gleaner A woman has been charged following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition...