Monday 10 August, 2020

Police call for Area One most wanted to turn over themselves

File photos (from left to right): Delano Wilmott, Duane Rookwood, Charlton James, Vernon Shearer and Leroy Vaz

File photos (from left to right): Delano Wilmott, Duane Rookwood, Charlton James, Vernon Shearer and Leroy Vaz

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), through Area One have issued a warning to the island’s most wanted men in the division to turn themselves over to the police by 5:00 pm on Saturday.

The police also reminded citizens that it is a criminal offence to harbour or create a safe haven for criminals and are asking for information to the whereabouts of the individuals on the list by calling the Lucea Police at 876-956-3538 or Crime Stop at 311.

According to a police new release, Delano ‘Prekeh’ Wilmot, heads the list. The St James police want Wilmot for murders and shootings, which include attacking a Jamaica Defence Force patrol and shooting three soldiers.

The police said reports indicate that Wilmot was believed to have travelled to Haiti last year, but might have returned to Jamaica.

Others on the list are:

• Lexroy Vaz otherwise called ‘Lex’ and ‘Fresh’, who is a 25-year-old resident of Sandy Bay, Hanover and wanted for housebreaking. He is of slim built, dark complexion and has plaited hair, broad nose and bulging eyes.

• Vernon Shearer otherwise called ‘Vandam’ a 34-year-old farmer of Upper Rock Spring, Hanover. He is of slim built and dark complexion. He is wanted for abduction and rape.

• Charlton James otherwise called ‘Oral’, who is 35-year-old and resides in Woodsville, Hanover and Salt Spring, St James. He is wanted for shooting with intent and illegal possession of a firearm.

• Eric Clarke otherwise called ‘Legacy’, a 52-year-old farmer of Cash Hill, Hanover. He is slim built, brown complexion, dreadlocks and with a straight face. He is wanted for murder.

• Ricardo Palmer, otherwise called ‘Richie’ of Norwood, St James. He is of medium built and has a bald head and a tattoo on his left hand. He is wanted for murder.

• Christopher Boyd, otherwise called ‘Plan’ of Island Avenue, Kingston 8. He is wanted for three counts of murder.

• Duane Rookwood, otherwise called ‘Troy’ of Francis Isabella Drive in Mount Salem, St James. He is wanted for wounding with intent.

• Nicoy Kennedy, otherwise called ‘Pepe’ of Norwood Gardens, St James, who is wanted for murder.

• Shaquille Brown, who is wanted for murder.

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