Five Ocho Rios inmates charged after viral assault video

ST ANN, Jamaica— The Ocho Rios Police in St Ann have charged five men who were allegedly seen in a video assaulting another inmate. The men have been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding following the incident in the Ocho Rios lock up on Thursday, January 19.

The men have been identified as:

· Dejaro Taylor, 33 otherwise called ‘Dusso’ of Steer Town, St Ann

· Theoni Flemings, 21, of Islington, St Mary

· Dale Douglas, 32, of Colegate, St Ann

· Richard Jackson, 23, of Hart Street, Kingston

· Tajar Lynch, 20, of Runaway Bay, St Ann

Reports are that between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm, an argument developed among the men when the inmate was assaulted. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released back in the custody of the police.

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 Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.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