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Third St Ann escapee recaptured, two others remain on the run

Published:Wednesday | August 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Nicholas Massop (left) and Renardo Williams remain on the run

The police are continuing the search for two of the five prisoners who escaped from the Ocho Rios Police Lock-Up in St Ann on August 11.

Yesterday, the third escapee 61-year-old Leroy Laud, of Pagee, Port Maria, St Mary was recaptured.

Laud who was wanted for illegal possession of a firearm was held during a pre-dawn operation in St Mary.

The police say the search continues for 21-year-old Nicholas Massop of Main Street, Pineapple, Ocho Rios, St Ann and 26-year-old Renardo Williams of Top Milford also in Ocho Rios, St Ann.

Massop is wanted for murder, shooting with intent and illegal possession of a firearm.

He is believed to frequent Boscobel, St Mary and Spanish Town, St Catherine.

Williams, otherwise called ‘Tanty’ is wanted for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition and is believed to frequent the Ocho Rios area.

The police are urging these men to turn themselves in and are reminding family members and residents that it is an offence to harbour a criminal.                                      

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these escapees is being asked to contact the Ocho Rios Police at 974-2533, Police 119, Crime Stop at 311, 811 or the nearest Police Station.

Forty-eight-year-old Gary Ferguson of Dunsville and 29-year-old David Anderson of Drax Hall, both in St Ann were recaptured on Friday, August 11.