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Curfews on out west: Several St James, Westmoreland communities under lockdown

Published: Saturday October 12, 2013 | 8:46 am Comments 0
Police on patrol. -File
Police on patrol. -File
Police tour sections of Norwood. One of the informal communities in St James where crime is rampant. -File
Police tour sections of Norwood. One of the informal communities in St James where crime is rampant. -File

Police curfews have been imposed in several communities in sections of Westmoreland and St James.

The police say during the hours of the curfews all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the member of security forces who is in charge of enforcing the curfew.

They say the curfews on in sections of Westmoreland began at 7 p.m. yesterday and will run until 6 p.m. tomorrow.

WESTMORELAND COMMUNITIES UNDER LOCKDOWN

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

Savanna-la-Mar (Twelve Street and Seaton Crescent)

NORTH - Along an imaginary line from the fishing area at Cooke Street onto a minor road behind New Market Oval Football Complex to Seaton Crescent main road;

EAST - Along Seaton Crescent from Seaton Crescent main road in the vicinity of the New Market Football Complex to the intersection of Seaton Crescent and Dalling Street;

SOUTH - Along Dalling Street from the intersection with Seaton Crescent to the intersection with Cooke Street;

WEST - Along Cooke Street from the intersection with Dalling Street to the fishing area at Cooke Street.

Negril (Whitehall)

NORTH - Along Red Ground main road from the intersection with Salmon Avenue to the intersection with Marl Road;

EAST - Along Marl Road from the intersection with Red Ground main road to the intersection with Good Hope main road;

SOUTH - Along Good Hope main road from the intersection with Marl Road to the intersection with Salmon Avenue;

WEST - Along Salmon Avenue from the intersection with Good Hope main road to the intersection with Red Ground main road.


Grange Hill (Alma district)

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

NORTH - Along a dirt road from the football field at Alma main road to the unfinished concrete house at Camp Savannah;

EAST - Along Camp Savannah from the unfinished concrete house to the entrance to the cane field at the southern boundary;

SOUTH - Along a dirt road from the entrance to the cane field to the stone bridge along Alma main road;

WEST - Along Alma main road from the stone bridge at the southern boundary to the football field at the northern boundary.


CURFEWS IMPOSED IN ST JAMES

The boundaries of the curfews are as follows:

Flanker

NORTH - Along an imaginary line from Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road to McKenzie Drive;

EAST - Along McKenzie Drive from the northern boundary to Queens Drive;

SOUTH - Along an imaginary line from Queens Drive to the Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road;

WEST - Along Providence Heights Housing Scheme main road from the southern boundary to the northern boundary.

Rose Heights

NORTH - Along an imaginary line from Rose Mount to Farm Hill;

EAST - Along an imaginary line from Farm Hill to Vietnam main road vicinity of Carmen Shop;

SOUTH - Along Vietnam main road from Carmen Shop to the intersection of Vietnam First Street;

WEST - Along Vietnam First Street from Vietnam main road to Rose Mount.

Mount Salem

NORTH - Along Mount Salem main road from Peddlars Lane to Bottom Clarke Street;

EAST - Along Bottom Clarke Street from Mount Salem main road to the southern boundary;

SOUTH - Along an imaginary line from Bottom Clarke Street to Peddlars Lane;

WEST - Along Peddlars Lane from the southern boundary to Mount Salem main road.

Salt Spring

NORTH - Along Quarry main road from Middle Road to Top Quarry Road;

EAST - Along Top Quarry Road onto Top Melbourne Road from Quarry main road to the southern boundary;

SOUTH - Along an imaginary line from Top Melbourne Road to Bottom Melbourne Road;

WEST - Along Bottom Melbourne Road onto Middle Road from the southern boundary to Quarry main road.

The curfews spanning several Westmoreland and St James communities comes after the recent deadly attacks on police in the western division, which saw, in one incident, a young policeman being killed execution-style while off duty.

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