Latest Jamaica News, Westmoreland (McKoy’s News): Westmoreland Man Charged – A Westmoreland man suspected to be involved in a number of sexually related crimes, which were committed in and around Smithfield community, also in Westmoreland, was charged with abduction and rape following an investigation by the Savanna-la-mar police.
The accused has been identified as 29-year-old Romardo Kerr, of a Wharf Road, also in Smithfield.
Kerr who is to appear in the Westmoreland Parish Court on Tuesday, August 20, has been charged with reasonable suspicion of Abduction and Rape.
The police say the accused man who posed a danger to women and young girls in and around Smithfield, was taken into custody during an operation under the state of public emergency on July 23.
He was then pointed out during an identification parade on Friday, as the culprit behind a number of rape incidents within the area.