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Published:Tuesday | December 17, 2019 | 12:22 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

Western Bureau: While the Hanover police are elated at Sunday’s seizure of two high-powered rifles among a cache of arms and ammunition seized in Dry Hill district, residents are mystified by the find, which they say is out of character with the...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 1:27 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU: The collapse of the gang trial against 19 people who were alleged to have made Dexter Street their headquarters of horror has rattled the nerves of residents and business persons in Savanna-la-Mar, fearful of a resurgence of...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 1:27 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU: The Government and security forces have come under fire from two leading business lobbies as the resort city of Montego Bay has been hit by a wave of shootings and killings that have rattled tourism and other commercial interests....

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:16 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

Western Bureau: Terror reigned in the parish of Westmoreland between midday Monday and yesterday morning as eight persons were killed by bloodthirsty gunmen in a murderous rampage that spanned several communities. “Di Devil tek wi parish from wi....

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU:As was the case last year when the Government was forced to declare a state of public emergency (SOE) in St James and beef up security across the other western parishes, killers are again on the loose in the region, with eight murders...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite enhanced security measures, including the imposition of a state of public emergency (SOE), to curb St James' 2018 crime rate, the parish hit the 100 mark yesterday with yet another murder in the volatile Cambridge community.On...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

Residents of Cambridge and Retrieve in St James are begging the security forces not to leave their community until wanted man Delano 'Prekeh' Wilmot is caught as they fear his wrath following yesterday's killing of his right-hand man in a gun battle...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU:A group of students from Ryne Park in St James were exposed to real terror yesterday morning when a man who was a passenger in the taxi in which they were travelling alighted from the vehicle, pulled a handgun, and executed the driver...

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMAdrian Frater and Hopeton Bucknor/Gleaner Writers

WESTERN BUREAU:Donovan 'Tim' Roach, who had been prominent on the Westmoreland police's most wanted list for an extended period, has joined the growing list of top-flight gangsters killed in the western parish in recent times.The 28-year-old, who...

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