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Business Woman Charged for Murder

Following the recent ruling by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP), the licensed firearm holder who shot and killed a man at the Constant Spring Arcade in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew on Wednesday, September 28 has been charged with murder.

She is 43-year-old Carlene Spencer, businesswoman of a Kingston 10 address.

POLICE SEIZE CLOSE TO ONE BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF COCAINE IN WESTMORELAND

The Commissioner of Police Dr. Carl Williams has lauded the efforts of Law Enforcement Agencies in a major operation that resulted in the seizure of close to 800 kilograms of cocaine in the early hours of Saturday morning April 16 in coastal waters off Belmont, Westmoreland.

JCF Narcotics Headquarters reports that a total of 693 individual packages containing cocaine were retrieved from 35 knitted bags with an estimated street value of over US$7.5 million dollars or nearly a billion Jamaican dollars.

USD 83000 SEIZED, MAJOR GANJA BUST

The Narcotics Police seized 3304 pounds of ganja and USD 83,900 in two separate incidents in the Corporate Area and St. Catherine on Wednesday, November 18.

 

In the first incident, reports are that about 10:30 a.m., a 42-year-old Venezuelan national arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport and was about to check in for a flight to Curacao when he was stopped, his suitcase searched and USD 83,900 was found concealed in several items including shampoo bottles. The Police were summoned and the man arrested.

 

Police Appeal for Witness to Contact Them

Detectives assigned to the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a witness who is vital to a case currently before the Home Circuit Court.

She is Sophia Powell whose last known address is Lyndhurst Road, Kingston.

Powell is scheduled to appear before the court on Monday, July 30.

Sophia Powell or anyone knowing her whereabouts is being asked to contact CISOCA at 926-4079, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station. 

Police High Command Commends Police Team

July 29, 2018 – The Police High Command is commending a Police Corporal and his team, for remaining professional while executing a Vehicle Checkpoint Operation involving a popular local track and field athlete in Trelawny recently. The encounter, which has been widely circulated on social media, has received numerous feedback commending the officers.

Attorney At Law Jerome Dixon Charged with Forgery

July 18, 2018- Thirty-nine-year-old Jerome Dixon, Attorney-at-Law was arrested and charged by investigators from the Fraud Squad at the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigations Branch (CTOC) for breaches of the Forgery Act, on Thursday, July 19.

He has been charged with Forgery, Uttering Forged Documents and Demanding Property with Forged Documents.

Police Warn Against Circulating Misleading Information on Social Media

July 17, 2018 – In recent weeks the Police have received complaints from several persons to include members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) that their images are being circulated on social media, wrongfully labelling them as criminal suspects, by members of the public and this has been causing them and their families a great deal of discomfort.

Prisoners Re-captured from Cross Roads Lock Up

The Police is lauding its members and community members who through partnership recaptured all four men who escaped the Cross Roads Lock-ups by cutting through a metal grille on Wednesday, June 20.

Additional Security Support Systems for Returning Resident

June 29, 2018 - The JCF is offering assurance to returning residents that their safety and security remains a high priority of the organization, Strategies and support systems are currently being bolstered for their protection. This comes against the background of the recent incidents against returning residents and the concerns expressed by members of the diaspora to the Commissioner, whilst in  recent meetings in the United Kingdom.

Over 2000 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in St. Elizabeth

June 26, 2018 –The Narcotics Police have made another major ganja bust, this time seizing over 2000 pounds of ganja in Calabash Bay, St. Elizabeth on Monday, June 25.

Reports from the Pedro Plains Police are that about 2:00 p.m., the Police Officers attached to the Area Three Narcotics Team conducted an operation on a beach in the community. During the search, over 50 bags containing parcels of compressed ganja were found in an abandoned boat. It is estimated that the drug would have fetched over JMD 10 million had it been sold on the streets.

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