Trelawny youth killed in hit-and-run crash

Linstead man charged for murder in Trelawny

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said 21-year-old labourer Anthony Barrette, otherwise called ‘Tony Stella’, has been charged with Murder, Wounding With Intent, as well as Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

He is from Linstead in St. Catherine.

The JCF said the charges resulted from the October 6 shooting death of 20-year-old land surveyor Rean Garfield Newell, otherwise called Little Man, from Old Harbour Road in Spanish Town, St. Catherine.

Another man, also from Old Harbour Road, was wounded in the incident that happened on the Retreat Drive main road in Trelawny.

The JCF said: “Reports from the Falmouth Police Division are that, about 4:30AM, both men were walking along the roadway when they were pounced upon by armed men travelling in a motor car who opened gunfire hitting them.

“The police were alerted and they were taken to hospital where Newell died while being treated and the other man admitted for treatment,” added the JCF.


We want to hear the positive news happening in your family, school, church, business and community. WhatsApp or call 876-305-4574, e-mail us at jamaicabeaconnews@gmail.com or message 'The Jamaica Beacon' page on Facebook

Related posts

3 arrested for gun seized in Trelawny

Horace Mills

Resolution passed for Simpson-Miller to get piece of highway

Horace Mills

Police charge man accused of robbing students at gunpoint

Horace Mills