MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Three people in a motor truck transporting cement were rushed to the hospital a short while ago after the vehicle overturned along the Spur Tree Hill main road in Manchester.
The driver of the truck appeared to have fared the worse from the crash as blood could be seen coming from his ears and ...more »
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say police have killed a German man and arrested two other Germans during a shootout in the popular tourist town of Sosua.
Police spokesman Diego Pesqueira says Wednesday's shooting occurred when officers tried to serve a search warrant to hunt for illegal weapons and other items. He says three officers were wounded.
Pesqueira says slain suspect Peter Demetrick was wearing a bulletproof vest. No hometown has been released for him.
The spokesman says officers arrested 61-year-old Peter Brunck of Meisenheim, Germany, as well as a German woman whose identity he has not released.
Police says Brunck has worked as a real estate agent in the Dominican Republic for several years and is the leader of a spiritual group called the "Academy for the Future Health."
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