LINSTEAD: Man charged after allegedly robbing people at gunpoint

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers have arrested and charged a man who allegedly robbed several persons at gunpoint at Linstead in St. Catherine on Saturday, June 27.

He is 22-year-old Jessuse Mattadein from Rosemount district in Linstead.

He is charged with Robbery With Aggravation, and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

The JCF said: “Reports are that, about 3PM, Mattadein entered an establishment with a firearm and robbed several persons of personal items and ran. He was seen by a team of officers on patrol who gave chase.

“Mattadein was caught and a knapsack he was carrying was searched and one Glock 9 millimetre pistol with a magazine containing ten rounds of ammunition, and several other stolen items were found,” the JCF further said.

A court date is being finalised for the accused.


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