Saturday 7 December, 2019

Curfew imposed in sections of Denham Town extended

The curfew that was imposed in sections of the Denham Town Police Division was extended from 6:00 p.m., on Friday and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m., on Monday, April 29.

The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

NORTH: Along Race Course Lane (Blount Street) from the intersection of Little King Street travelling to the fence line  forming the western periphery of the Golden Heights Housing Development, also annexing the northern and eastern sections of the said development, travelling south along paved gully and continuing to the intersection of William Street and Upper Rose Lane.

EAST:  Along Rose Lane from the intersection of William Street continuing south along Roe Lane to the intersection of Beeston Street and Rose Lane.

SOUTH: Along Beeston Street from Rose Lane continuing west along Beeston Street to the intersection of Spanish Town Road and southwest along Spanish Town Road to Little King Street (excluding the Denham Town High School and Denham Town Police Station).

WEST:  Along Little King Street from Spanish Town Road to the intersection of Race Course Lane (Blount Street).

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries of the curfew are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorized in writing by the ground commander.

Police report that tensions have been high in the area following another flare-up between several criminal gangs in the area.

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