Two men, one of whom was recently listed among more than 80 wanted persons at a press briefing by the Force’s crime chief, are now in police custody in St. James.
- Thirty-six-year-old Gerald McNaughton, otherwise called ‘ Ice’ of Providence Heights, Flanker in St James
- Twenty-three-year- old Fitzroy Jones, otherwise called ‘Dappa’ of Mauldon and Rose Heights in St James
McNaughton was apprehended at Top Bay, Discovery Bay in St. Ann on Sunday, January 23 and was officially charged with Murder, Wounding with Intent and Shooting with Intent on Tuesday, February 01 following a question and answer session.
Jones was handed over to the police on Tuesday, February 01 after being listed as wanted in March 2021. He was charged with Murder and Wounding with Intent on Wednesday, February 2 after being interviewed.
The police continue to urge persons to be vigilant and report wanted persons to their local police or Crime Stop at 311. Persons are also encouraged to report suspicious and/or strange persons or activities in and around their communities. The Police are also imploring citizens to help the Police keep them safe by refusing to harbour criminals, as this exposes them to considerable risk of being harmed.