Sat | Feb 17, 2018

St James cops list eight more as wanted

Published:Monday | February 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The St James police have listed some additional persons as wanted for several offences committed in the St James Division and are urging them to turn themselves in by midday today.

"We are encouraging these persons named, to peacefully surrender to the police and you will be given your day in court," urged Inspector Dian Bartley of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Corporate Communication Unit.

Bartley stressed that the police "will spare no efforts in locating perpetrators and taking them to justice".

The security forces encouraged persons identified as wanted, as well as relatives or friends who may know of their whereabouts, to contact the nearest police station or 811.

Those individuals have also been advised that they may use the Stay Alert App or have a pastor or a justice of the peace accompany them to the nearest police station.

The wanted men are:

- Christopher Boyd, otherwise called 'Plank'; and Kiran Gowe. Boyd and Gowe are wanted for murder and shooting with intent in relation to an incident which occurred along Sunset Boulevard in Montego Bay, St James, on January 16.

- Twenty-one-year-old Tajay Dixon, unemployed, and bartender Fiona Williams, both of Grange Pen, Lilliput, St James. They are wanted for shooting with intent during a February 2 incident in Grange Pen in Lilliput, St James. It is alleged that both persons, who are related, had a dispute with a man. The man was called from his home and shot several times.

- Christopher Taylor, 42-year-old construction worker of Green Heights Meadows, St James, who is wanted for indecent assault.

- Christopher Vassell, 25-year-old farmer of Tangle River, St James, who is wanted for sexual offences.

- Timoy Spence, otherwise called 'Shotta' and Leon Spence, both of Red Square, Tucker in St James. Both are wanted for shooting with intent in relation to an incident which occurred on January 31 in Red Square. They are alleged to have been involved in a dispute with another man when they brandished firearms and opened gunfire, hitting the complainant.