American Fugitive Apprehended In Jamaica


A multi-agency law enforcement team has arrested an American man wanted for murder and drug offences in the United States.

He has been identified as 23-year-old Isaiah Benjamin Stewart of Gainesville in Florida. He is wanted on an extradition warrant.

The Lottery Scamming Taskforce supported by the Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team (JFAT) and the JCF’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team held the American man, on Wednesday, March 13.

Reports are that between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., officers carried out a special operation on Hopewell Road in Darliston, Westmoreland, where a premises was searched and Stewart was found and arrested.

He is awaiting an extradition hearing.


Franklin McKnight

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