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Clarendon man charged after armed robbery spree

Published:Friday | January 22, 2021 | 7:19 PM
Twenty-three-year-old Khamalie Dennis has been charged with three counts of robbery with aggravation, three counts of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent.

A Clarendon man has been charged with multiple offences following a series of robberies in the parish on January 14.

Twenty-three-year-old Khamalie Dennis has been charged with three counts of robbery with aggravation, three counts of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent.

Dennis, otherwise called ‘Elle’, is from Gayle district, Lionel Town in Clarendon.

He is accused of robbing a man of his 2013 Toyota Probox motor car on Mack Corner, Palmer's Cross, about 7:15 a.m on January 14. 

It is reported that the driver of the motor car had made a stop when Dennis fired several gunshots at him.

The driver ran and Dennis stole his car.

Dennis later abandoned the vehicle in Sandy Bay after it developed mechanical issues.

The vehicle was recovered.

The second incident took place about 15 minutes later in Sandy Bay when Dennis boarded a taxi.

Another passenger soon requested a stop and Dennis then allegedly held up the 67-year-old operator, ordered him and the other passengers out of the vehicle and drove away.

The third incident took place about 7:40 a.m. along Rosewell Road.

Dennis was driving the stolen motor can when he reportedly stopped alongside a woman who was walking on the road, held her at gunpoint and robbed her of a Samsung cellular phone

The matter was reported to the police and an investigation launched.

The same day, investigators used the phone’s tracking capabilities to locate both him and the stolen motor vehicle.

Dennis was immediately arrested and was yesterday charged.

The police say his court date is being finalised.

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