Teens among those held for breaching COVID curfew
Police officers working in the Denham Town Zone of Special Operation on Friday night arrested and charged 13 persons for breaching the curfew order under the Disaster Risk Management Act.
According to reports, the Denham Town, Kingston 14, residents were arrested between 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. after they failed to heed several warnings to leave the public thoroughfare and retire to their private quarters.
Sherika Whyle, 18; Robert Groves, 20; Odane Wilson, 20; Kale-Ann Bogle, 21; Sidoney Fogo, 23; Rosanna Ebanks, 27; Devour Anglin, 27; Tamara Brown, 36; Susan Satchell, 37; Rohan Wade, 45; Cecil Witter, 61; as well as two girls aged 17 and 15.
The police are reminding persons that the curfew has been put in place for public safety, and breaching the order could result in fines of up to $J1 million and imprisonment for up to one year.