Ten arrested for breaching curfew under disaster management order

April 02, 2020

Ten persons were arrested for breaches of the the Disaster Risk Management (Enforcement Measures) (No. 2) (Amendment) (No.2) Order, 2020 on the first night of the island-wide curfew. 

Reports from the police are that, the men were subsequenty charged today, Thursday, April 02.

Among the group is 37-year-old Dayne Mitchell of Penso Street, Kingston who was seen on Wednesday, April 01, in a viral social media video stating his refusal to comply with the Order.

The others persons charged are:
• Maurice Dunham of White Hall, Westmoreland,
• Cecelia Palmer of Sandy Bay, Hanover,
• Okeave McIntosh of Central, Lucea, Hanover,
• Shane Thompson of Prosper Road, Lucea, Hanover,
• Elvis Jones of Sandy Bay, Hanover,
• Ryan Mckoy of Mount Peace, Hanover,
• Denton McIntosh of Malcolm Heights, Lucea, Hanover,
• Jordane Fletcher of Rejoin, Hanover, and
• Elvis Clarke of Kingsvale, Hanover.

According to the police, absolutely no homeless persons were arrested anywhere in the country.

The police say they are reminding persons to comply with the nightly all-island curfew from 8:00p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Failure to comply may put others at risk of contracting the coronavirus and can result in actions taken against a non-compliant individual.

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