Police Federation Gets Eight Buses

Rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will now be able to travel to and from work in greater safety and comfort, through the procurement of eight buses by the Government. Major General Anderson said the presentation of the buses is in keeping with the JCF’s welfare programme for members. Rank and file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will now be able to travel to and from work in greater safety and comfort, through the procurement of eight buses by the Government.Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, handed over the vehicles to the Jamaica Police Federation (JPF) at the Commissioner’s Old Hope Road offices in St. Andrew on Friday (August 2).Major General Anderson said the presentation of the buses is in keeping with the JCF’s welfare programme for members.He noted that the objective is to ensure the well-being of the police as they work to “keep the country safe”.Meanwhile, Major General Anderson said that the Government is committed to ensuring that police personnel are properly equipped to do their job.“There is a procurement process taking place now to ensure that our members have the tools to do the job that we send them to do,” he noted.For his part, Chairman of the Federation, Sergeant Patrae Rowe,expressed gratitude for the buses, noting that the members will be pleased.The JPF has a mission to promote and advance the welfare of rank and file members. Story Highlights Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, handed over the vehicles to the Jamaica Police Federation (JPF) at the Commissioner’s Old Hope Road offices in St. Andrew on Friday (August 2). read more

18yo charged with possession of cannabis remanded

A teenager appeared before City Magistrate, Judy Latchman on Monday and was remanded to prison for having cannabis in his possession.Travis DineroEighteen-year-old Travis Dinero of Bel Air Village, Greater Georgetown was represented by Attorney at Law, James Bond.He denied that on April 20, at Stone Avenue, Georgetown, he had 38 grams of cannabis in his possession for the purpose of trafficking.Bond told the Court that his client was walking in the company of others and the narcotics, which was found in a clump of bushes by ranks, was pinned on Dinero.The Police Prosecutor however, revealed his facts which differed and suggested that Dinero was actually found with the drugs in his pocket. As such, he was arrested, taken to the Kitty Police Station where he was later charged for the offence.He was remanded to return on May 7, 2018 for report and disclosure. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMan remanded for alleged possession of 2 grammes of cocaineJuly 9, 2015In “Crime”Man remanded for marijuana possessionOctober 24, 2016In “Court”Pineapple Street man remanded for ganja possessionDecember 13, 2017In “Court” read more