8 homosexuals in custody for robbery
Five others named as ‘persons-of-interest’ after New Kingston raid
Sunday, December 01, 2013 | 4:06 PM
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Eight homosexual men believed to be involved in a series of robberies in the New Kingston area were taken into custody at the Half Way Tree Police Station Sunday.
Police say the one-hour joint operation conducted by the New Kingston Police Post, the St Andrew Central Division and Delta Special Operations started at 12:00 pm on Antigua and Trafalgar Roads and culminated on Dumfries and Ruthven Roads.
The lawmen say they accosted and searched the men who reside in a close by gully and recovered several items of stolen property.
The police also listed five other men believed to be involved in the spate of robberies as ‘Persons-of-Interest’.
The men, only known by their aliases, are ‘Marlene Malaboo-Forte’, ‘Michelle’, ‘Pebbles’, ‘Goodas’ and ‘Bat Man’.
These men or anyone knowing their whereabouts are being asked to contact the New Kingston Police Post at 926-3508, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.