Category Archives: Local News

Police seize more guns in Westmoreland

A team of officers assigned to the Westmoreland Police Division seized two firearms and an assorted rounds of ammunition on Dalling Street in the parish on Saturday, February 10. Three males and a female are in custody in connection with

By-Election for Derrick Smith seat set for March 5

Breaking News: The By-Election for the North West St. Andrew will be held on Monday March 5, 2018, nomination day will be on Monday February 12, 2018. The JLP’s Dr. Nigel Clarke will face off with the PNP’s Keisha Hayle

Keisha Hayle says Peter Phillips not fit to lead the PNP

People’s National Party (PNP) Candidate for the seat vacated by the JLP’s Derrick Smith, Keisha Hayle, is a supporter of Peter Bunting. Post screenshot from her Facebook page making the rounds on Social media, is turning up some of her

Stay resolute in the fight against crime says Former top cop,Quallo to rank and file officers

Former Commissioner of police George Quallo has called on Rank and File Police Officers to be resolute in the fight against crime. In a letter dated January 31,2018, obtained by LBC NEWS Quallo encouraged his Former Rank and File members

Police reaps more success in St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. With the continued efforts of the security forces to clamp down on illegal firearms and ammunition as well as the apprehension of wanted persons, they are claiming more successes. One 12-gauge shotgun,seven 12-gauge cartridges, two power bank,

No more Kerosene Lamps, we are going solar says Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has revealed that he has asked the Ministry of Science Technology and Energy to fast-track a planned program aimed at replacing open flame light sources in homes with solar lights in vulnerable rural and inner-city communities.

PNP accuses Police Services Commision Professor Gordon Shirley of forcing Commissioner Quallo out

LBC NEWS EXCLUSIVE.   LBC NEWS has received a copy of a Facebook post written under the name Colin Campbell, that is alleging that Commissioner of police George Quallo was forced out by the Chairman of the Police Services Commission,

Man sentence to 60 Hours of community service for peeing on a police station wall

The JCF is reporting that a Man was sentenced to do 60 hours of community service by the Courts after he was caught urinating at a section of the City Centre Police Station. He was also ordered to wash and