3 held with over US$90,000 en route to Guyana

first_imgThree foreign nationals were on Sunday arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston, Jamaica after cash totalling US$93,000 and other currencies were reportedly found in their possession.Two of the accused are nationals of Suriname, while the other is from French Guiana.The three, who were attempting to board a flight to Guyana, were arrested about 14:45h after they were searched, and US dollars were found concealed on their persons.Other currencies they had in their possession included SR$325, €150, and J$50. The Police said they were arrested on suspicion of breaching the Proceeds of Crime Act.The three remain in custody as the investigation continues. The Police said their identities are being withheld at this time. (Jamaica Observer)last_img read more

Row over ‘drugs’ leads to shooting, chopping

first_img… 2 hospitalisedTwo men are currently at the Georgetown Public Hospital receiving treatment for injuries inflicted by each other on Monday at the East La Penitence Bridge, Georgetown.According to Police reports, 23-year-old Colin Daly, of Lot 23 East La Penitence, and 22-year-old Reon Jonas, of Phase One, Mandela Avenue, West Ruimveldt, had an exchange of words reportedly over “drugs”.During the confrontation, Daly allegedly dealt Jonas several chops to his back and right hand. In retaliation, Jonas whipped out a handgun and discharged a round at Daly, hitting him in the right arm. Both men were taken to the Hospital, where they were admitted under Police guard. Their conditions have been listed as stable.last_img read more