Jamaica Crime News, St James: Several persons who were said to be taken in for breaches of the Public Health Act, during day one of the “Operation Restore Paradise” which is now on the way in Montego Bay, St James, were prosecuted by officers attached to the St James Health Department on Monday.
Health inspectors and other officers from the St James Public Health Department, took to the street of Montego Bay and scouted out dozens of business establishments and other entities, which were considered to be operating within the breach.
Lennox Wallace, Chief Public Health Inspector, for the parish of St James stated that, his team has been looking out for persons who continue to breach the Health Department acts, such as, persons operating without public health licenses, shops operating within unsanitary spaces, businesses breeding rodents, and other areas which are considered to be unfit in public spaces.
Mr Wallace says the team which is assisted by the police and the Jamaica Defence Force, will continue on the drive throughout the course of the week.
The Operation Restore Paradise which is aimed at restoring and maintaining law and order in St James, started out successfully on Monday morning.
The initiative is a collaboration between the St James Municipal Corporation, the Ministry of Health, National Solid Waste Authority, Transport Authority, the Jamaica Defence Force and the St James Police.