December 24, 2012
Star News


Cops ride buses to catch thieves
“Plain clothes police are carrying out their duties incognito by pretending to be commuters to apprehend pickpockets during the Christmas holiday..... read more
Man to be sentenced for chopping dog

WESTERN BUREAU: A St James man who chopped his neighbour's dog in retaliation after he claimed the neighbour had killed his dog, will be sentenced in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on January 18.

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Twenty-year-old female stabbed to death

Twenty-year-old Shenel Gillfillian otherwise called Black Cherry or Blacks of Sunberry district May Pen, Clarendon, died as a result of injuries inflicted to her neck yesterday morning.

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Two killed in separate motor vehicle accidents

Two people died and seven others were left injured as a result of motor vehicle crashes on Saturday night in the Corporate Area.

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Woman's body found near Portmore canal

Up to late yesterday police said they were still unable to identify the body of a woman who was found in Passage Fort, Portmore, in St Catherine on Friday....

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Man grabs chain, woman faints

A St Catherine woman was hospitalised after she was robbed of a gold chain yesterday. The Star was informed that the woman, who resides in Ensom City, Spanish Town...

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14-year-old girl missing

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 14-year-old Antonette Silvera, who has been missing from home since Friday, December 21.

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Homeless fêted at annual Christmas treat

The Corporate Area Probation Office held their annual Christmas treats on Tuesday where they catered to the needs of homeless persons by providing meals and care packages to residents at two shelters...

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January court date for cow thief

A Clarendon man who pleaded guilty to stealing a cow from a farmer, is to know his fate when he returns to the Mandeville Resident Magistrate's Court on January 23, 2013.

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St Catherine communities equipped to respond to disasters

Residents of 10 communities in St Catherine, who have been trained in emergency management, were on December 20 presented with emergency radios to enhance their response during times of.

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Accused fraudster to be sentence in January

WESTERN BUREAU: A Clarendon man, who used a falsified passport to gain entry into Jamaica from Panama, will be sentenced in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court in January.

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Trench Town Fire Station rehabilitation completed

Rehabilitation work on the Trench Town Fire Station in St Andrew, which was spearheaded by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development at a cost of just over $2 million, has been...

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