According to Irie FM the St Catherine North Police are warning members of the public to be careful of certain types of key rings that criminals are reportedly using to track people’s whereabouts.
The key rings, which are fitted with a tracking device, are being distributed at shopping plazas and other public spaces to unsuspecting persons.
Head of St Catherine North, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Marlon Nesbeth says the key rings are used to track people’s location and presents an opportunity for robbery.
SSP Nesbeth says members of the public should refrain from taking these key rings and notify the police, if they see persons distributing what he calls these very catchy key rings.
SSP Nesbeth issued the warning yesterday at a press conference where he spoke to issues relating to crime especially robberies, plaguing the division.
SSP Nesbeth said gangs continue to be responsible for a number of robberies, murders and extortion.
According to SSP Nesbeth, the police have had some success and will continue to pursue gang members, and charge them under the anti-gang legislation.
SSP Nesbeth said the police have also had some success in their investigation into recent multiple murders in the division.
He said the police also seized 11 illegal firearms in 10 days and have arrested several persons in relation to the finds.
Source: Irie FM