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Hundreds caught flouting COVID-19 rules over Heroes weekend

At least three hundred persons have been warned for breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act over the Heroes Day Weekend.

Police supported by the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) on Sunday (October 18) mounted roadblocks along Hellshire main road, Caymanas Bay Road, Dyke Road, and Old Harbour Bay main road in St Catherine.

The security forces, who were out between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. said,  hundreds of tickets were issued for breaches of the curfew, which began at 3:00p.m. in addition to two persons of interest arrested in connection  with shooting incidents. 

Police further said that the roadblocks also resulted in three motor car, a large quantity of ganja and a motorcycle being seized, as well as four persons detained.

The four persons detained, include two persons who will be questioned with regards to shooting investigations.





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