Investigation launched to probe inmates escape

April 06, 2018

The Commissioner of Police has instructed the Inspectorate of Constabulary to investigate and provide a preliminary report within the next 24 hours in regards to the escape of four prisoners from the Falmouth Police Lock-Up on Wednesday.

The escapees are: Mario Morrison, 24, of Bamboo district, Hanover; Oneil Demetrius, 31, otherwise called 'Boy Boy' of Lowe River, Wait-A-Bit, Trelawny; Travaun Lawson, 22, otherwise called 'Tall Man' of Rosemount, St James; and Adrian Stewart, 39, of Dumfries, St James.

They are charged with various offences to include murder, shooting with intent, and simple larceny.

Reports from the Trelawny police are that during a routine check of the cell block, in accordance with Lock-Up Policies and Procedures, it was observed that the cell was empty.

Further checks revealed that the prisoners had escaped through an opening after cutting through a vent.

Anyone with information that can lead to the recapture of these men is being asked to contact the Falmouth police at 954-3703, Crime Stop at 311, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

The public is also being reminded that harbouring these men or any criminal is an offence for which they may face prosecution.

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