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11 men charged for illegal quarrying

Saturday, June 22, 2013 | 10:58 AM    

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CLARENDON, Jamaica -- The Police arrested and charged several men and seized heavy-duty motor vehicles during an operation in Gravel Ground, Clarendon on Friday.

Members of the Island Special Constabulary Force’s (ISCF) Agro and Environment Unit say that at about 10:00 am they conducted the operation in the community during which two pick-up trucks and a front end loader were seized and eleven men arrested.

The men who are all of Clarendon addresses are:

24-year-old Mario Whyte

25-year-old Ralston Virgo

29-year-old James Burnett

33-year-old Nikolai Tomlinson

37-year-old Alton Aransevia

43-year-old Ian Stewart

48-year-old Lloyd Walker

52-year-old Gerald Parchment

52-year-old Gerald Swaby

60-year-old Anthony Hylton

70-year-old Lincoln Simpson

They are to appear before the May Pen Resident Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, June 27 to answer to the charge of operating a quarry without a licence.

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