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December 14, 2012
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Born Bless gang leader in police custody

Dave Morgan, o/c Dave, leader of the Born Bless gang in the Central Village area of the St Catherine South Division is now in police custody.

Morgan was captured during a police cordon and search activity early Wednesday morning in Little Lane, Central Village. Twenty-two other persons were also detained, police said.

During a search of Morgan's premises, 51 pieces of cocaine were seized along with cash amounting to $119,000. Morgan has subsequently been charged with possession and dealing in cocaine.

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Sixteen of the other 22 persons taken into custody have been charged with various offences including abstraction of electricity and possession of illegal drugs. Steps are being taken to forfeit the confiscated cash to the Crown.

Since the arrest and charge of Morgan, the police especially the commanding officer for Central Village and other police officers working in the area have been receiving threats on their lives.

Officer in charge of the St Catherine South Division, SSP Colin Pinnock, is alerting police personnel living and working in Central Village, Spanish Town, and other areas close to Central Village to be on the alert as the threats are being taken seriously.

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