American fugitive nabbed in Manchester

MANCHESTER, Jamaica— An American fugitive who is wanted in the state of New York was arrested during a pre-dawn operation carried out by members of the Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team and CTOC Special Ops in the Greenvale, Manchester on Wednesday, November 23.

Arrested is 18-year-old Matthew Pinnock, who is wanted on a provisional warrant of arrest under the Extradition Act attempt murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment among other charges.

Reports are that the team went to premises in the community where a house was searched and Pinnock was found hiding. He was subsequently transported to Kingston where he remains in custody.

He is set to appear in the Corporate Area Parish Court on Friday, November 25.

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