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.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at https://bit.ly/epaper-login

HOUSE RULES

  1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.
  2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
  3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
  4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
  5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy