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Stories by Tanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | January 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

It was a bittersweet moment yesterday for two female friends who found themselves behind bars following an alleged attempt to smuggle contraband into a lock-up, after one was granted bail and the other left in tears when she was remanded. Twenty-...

Published:Friday | December 31, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A St Andrew businessman who was reportedly captured on video shooting his son to death at the family business place in Papine, St Andrew, in April is planning to seek a plea deal come January next year. Delton Knight was arrested in April after he...

Published:Friday | December 31, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

While the lingering presence of the coronavirus and the increasing threat of the Omicron variant, coupled with the ban on parties and the continued enforcement of COVID 19- restrictions, have put a damper on New Year’s Eve celebrations, some...

Published:Wednesday | December 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Vice Chairman of the National Road Safety Council Dr Lucien Jones says he is not surprised that the country has surpassed last year’s total road fatalities , but noted that this year’s figure, which stood at 473 yesterday, is most disturbing....

Published:Thursday | December 23, 2021 | 12:13 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Three siblings who filed a claim against their father under the Mental Health Act to get a court order to manage his financial affairs were forced to back down after a medical report showed that their dad was capable of managing his money. The...

Published:Wednesday | December 22, 2021 | 12:15 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The imposition of stiffer penalties for the smuggling of contraband into Jamaica’s penal institutions is not likely to dent the inflow of illegal items as correctional officers are sometimes forced to comply with the demands of dons while others...

Published:Saturday | December 18, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Opposition senators while supporting the passing of the Corrections (Amendment) Act, 2021 yesterday charged that the bill, which is seeking to institute tougher penalties with fines of up $3 million and sentences of up to five years, would have...

Published:Saturday | December 18, 2021 | 12:08 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

Businessmen Peter Chin and Robert Chin, the principals of Alliance Investment Management Limited (AIML) and Alliance Financial Limited (AFL), will return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on January 10 next year. The men and their...

Published:Friday | December 17, 2021 | 7:19 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The trial in the contentious wage issue between the police and the Government was yesterday set for April 4 and 5, 2022, but the disgruntled cops remain hopeful that the matter will be settled before then. The officers had taken the Government to...

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The prosecution in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial indicated on Wednesday that the police have now received the long-awaited telephone data from telecommunications provider Digicel. The prosecutor advised Chief Justice Bryan Sykes that he was...

Published:Thursday | December 16, 2021 | 12:06 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

A detective corporal recalled on Tuesday the chilling discovery of two charred remains nestled together while he detailed, in his testimony, the horrific scene that the police observed in New Nursery, St Catherine. A man and a woman were reportedly...

Published:Tuesday | December 14, 2021 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

An investigator in the Clansman-One Don Gang case yesterday brushed aside questions from a defence lawyer about omissions in his statement, claiming he had only recorded what was “dominant” and “readily comes to mind”. Among the omissions agreed...

Published:Saturday | December 11, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The five employees of pharmaceutical giant Cari-Med, who yesterday suffered a major blow in their bid to challenge the company’s vaccination policy after the Supreme Court threw out the constitutional aspect of the legal challenge, have signalled...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2021 | 12:14 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

One of the main witnesses in the Clansman-One Don Gang had reportedly told the police when he was arrested that he would have been killed if he had refused to comply with the One Don Gang’s order. An investigator in the gang case testified...

Published:Thursday | December 9, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

One of the investigators in the Clansman-One Don Gang case testified on Wednesday that he was part of a police team that travelled to Spanish Town, St Catherine, to foil a shooting spree that was reportedly being planned by members of the One Don...

Published:Tuesday | December 7, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The lead detective in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial admitted on Monday that he had not informed the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) about the eyewitness, an ex-gang member, who he had whisked away from the scene of a fatal...

Published:Saturday | December 4, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The lead investigator in the Clansman-One Don Gang case yesterday dismissed a suggestion that his investigation was shabbily done. Attorney-at-law Kimani Brydson, who is representing defendants Tomrick Taylor, Owen Ormsby and Daniel McKenzie, made...

Published:Friday | December 3, 2021 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The detective sergeant who led the One Don Gang investigation has defended the police’s decision not to charge the former top-tier gang member who had outed his alleged ex-cronies, claiming he was never wanted in the St Catherine North Police...

Published:Thursday | December 2, 2021 | 12:12 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The lead investigator in the One Don Gang case yesterday revealed that it took the police about a year to bring anti-gang charges against the reputed leader of the gang, Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan, after he was detained in a predawn raid at his St...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2021 | 12:10 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The chief investigator in the One Don Gang investigation disclosed on Monday that the police have faced difficulties obtaining call records from telecoms providers Flow and Digicel for the phones used by alleged members of the criminal organisation...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The prosecution in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial yesterday suffered another blow after efforts to admit into evidence one of the two illegal guns and several rounds of ammunition it had seized from an ex-member of the One Don Gang were blocked by...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:28 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The prosecution in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial yesterday succeeded in getting one of the three cellular phones used to secretly record the conversations of alleged members of the gang, including its reputed leader Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan,...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2021 | 12:09 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The lead investigator in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial testified on Wednesday that he and an ex-gangster had made an arrangement for him to secretly record conversations between himself and the alleged criminals. The detective sergeant further...

Published:Saturday | November 20, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The self-confessed member of the One Don Gang yesterday dismissed a suggestion that he had fabricated a story about an alleged gang member’s desire to drink blood from a skull because he wanted to spark sensation in the media. The prosecution’s...

Published:Friday | November 19, 2021 | 12:11 AMTanesha Mundle/Staff Reporter

The prosecution’s second witness in the Clansman Gang trial yesterday testified that an ex-soldier accused of being a member of the One Don Gang had spent his free time guarding reputed leader Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan. “When he is not at work, he is...

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