MONTEGO BAY, St James- Twenty-four-year-old Nikeelo Lewis, who was the most wanted on the St James police list, reportedly openly wept and begged for his life when he was captured by lawmen Tuesday afternoon.
Lewis, who goes by the monikers Akelio and Keelo, is of a Bugs Bunny, Lilliput, St James address. He was being sought by the St James police in connection with the August 2020 killing of Horatio Shake in Lilliput.
A senior cop in the St James Police Division, who labelled Lewis as a coward, highlighted that he trembled with fear when he was cornered by the police team.
"He (Lewis) wept openly when captured by the police. The cowards who are willing to kill unarmed civilians are so nervous when held by the police. He was pleading and begging for his life. They are "brave" when they are killing unarmed citizens but when cornered by the security forces they are begging for their lives, crying like babies. He was unwilling to test the competencies of the security forces."
Reports are that about 5:30pm, the police, acting on intelligence, intercepted a grey and black Nissan AD wagon with two men on board in the vicinity of the traffic light at the intersection of the Long Hill and Reading main road.
During the operation, Lewis and the driver of the motor vehicle were taken into custody.
No illegal items were discovered during a search of the vehicle.
Lewis was featured on the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) ‘Wanted Wednesday’ campaign for murder and shooting with intent.