Thirteen persons charged for breaching COVID orders

July 14, 2020

The St. Catherine South Police have arrested and charged thirteen persons who were in breach of the Disaster Risk Management Act, after they were caught beyond the curfew time at a bar along North Street, Old Harbour in the parish.

The incident took place on Monday, July 13.

Reports from the Old Harbour police are that about 12:15 a.m., lawmen carried out a snap raid in the area when the men were caught gambling at a bar.

They were told to disperse but refused and were arrested and charged.

Their court dates are being finalised.

In the meantime, the police are encouraging citizens to conform to the regulations outlined in the Disaster Risk Management Act for their own safety

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