St James taxi driver charged with rape

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The St James Police have charged 36-year-old Dwain Cunningham, a taxi driver of Adelphi in the parish with rape, stemming from an incident that occurred on Barnett Street on Friday, June 24.

Police reports are that the woman boarded the taxi and the driver advised her that he was waiting on someone else, who would leave work at 8 pm—the woman agreed to wait.

Cunningham allegedly drove to a dark area at a gas station and raped her.

A report was made to the police and the woman was medically examined.

On Sunday, June 26, Cunningham reported to the police station and was identified by the woman.

He was then arrested and charged.

His court date is being finalised.

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