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One of 19 men listed as wanted in Spanish Town now in custody

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2016 | 10:35 PM

The St Catherine Police are reporting that one of the 19 men listed as persons of interest is now in custody.

He has been identified as Omar Honeyghan, also called Dice of a March Pen Road address.

Among the others listed are Tesha Miller, the man police investigators say is the leader of the Clansman Gang, and Andre Bryan, the St Catherine man who spent eight years in prison before he was acquitted two weeks ago of killing former chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Douglas Chambers.

READ: Names of 19 men believed to be planning attacks in Spanish Town released

The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) says intelligence suggests that the men are the main violence producers in the parish and are planning major attacks on communities in the Spanish Town area.

In a statement released yesterday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said intelligence suggests that the men are the main violence producers in the parish and are behind the recent upsurge in violence.

However, CCU says the police will maintain a heightened presence in the Spanish Town area and is urging residents to be observant and report any suspicious activity.