|'Cop' scam - Female con artist dupes public of cash, motor vehicle
THE COPS remain baffled as to the identity of a female con artist who has reportedly been imper-sonating senior high-ranking female members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), in order to dupe unsuspecting members of the public.
Police shortage in UK delays Ja's exchange project
PLANS BY the United Kingdom to loan Jamaica additional senior police officers are being delayed by a shortage of available personnel. "It's not an easy request to meet, incidentally, because the demands on our police officers...
Firebombed! - Gunmen's early morning attack leaves 17 homeless in Gordon Pen
SPANISH TOWN, St. Catherine: FIVE HOUSES were fire-bombed in the Love Lane area of Gordon Pen, St. Catherine, yesterday, leaving 17 people homeless. According to residents, at 1:45 a.m. they heard a barrage of explosions...
Hunter back in office
THE JUDICIAL Review Court yesterday officially reinstated chairman of the Portland Parish Council, Mayor Alston Hunter and his deputy, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Councillor Rupert Kelly.
Gov't loses $90m to delinquent motorists
THE LACK of a proper information system at the Police Traffic Headquarters in Kingston has prevented the Government from collecting over $90 million from delinquent motorists.
Cops on corruption charges granted bail
OCHO RIOS: AFTER SPENDING a week in custody, two policemen from St. Ann yesterday were released on bail in the sum of $1 million each with surety. The two, Constables Dexton Grant and Damion Lewin,were granted bail...
Man freed of murder rap
FLOYD SMITH, 42-year-old juice vendor, of 8 St. Raphael Street, Kingston 2, has been freed of the murder of Phyllis Jones, who was stabbed several times at her home at 25 Oliver Road, Kingston 2.
Oil tanker accident claims two
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: INVESTIGATIONS ARE continuing into an explosion on board an oil tanker which has claimed four lives in the twin-island republic. Coast Guard officials have recovered two bodies...
Portia seeks overseas support from J'cans in leadership race - Kicks off campaign July 17
ATLANTA, Georgia: LEADERSHIP ASPIRANT in the People's National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller will officially kick-off her campaign on July 17, Richard Azan, a member of her campaign team announced during a tour of North America.
Agriculture Ministry probing chicken fraud
THE MINISTRY of Agriculture has launched an investigation into what has been found to be widespread illegal importation of chicken parts based on information from exporters in the United States.