Sex Offender Jomar Caines To Be Released

August 7, 2019

The Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney-General Senator Kathy Lynn Simmons today [Aug 7] issued a public notice of the impending release of child sex offender Jomar Akbar Caines, who will be released from Westgate today.

A spokesperson said, “Pursuant to section 329H of the Criminal Code 1907, the Minister is empowered to disclose information in relation to sex offenders who are considered to present a risk of significant harm to the health or safety of the public, an affected group of people, or an individual. In accordance with this power, the Minister, after consulting with the Commissioner of Police, has determined that the public should be notified of Mr. Caines’ release.

“Mr. Caines, a 43-year-old black male who resides in Pembroke Parish, was convicted and incarcerated for:

  • 1.] Sexual Exploitation of a Young Person;
  • 2.] Deprivation of Liberty;
  • 3.] Serious Assault in an Increased Penalty Zone;
  • 4.] Common Assault in an increased Penalty Zone.

“Based on this and on other information received, the Minister has determined that the Ministry of Education should be provided with information regarding this offender, to ensure that relevant schools are notified about his impending release.

“Information to help parents and guardians speak to their children about the dangers of inappropriate touching can be obtained from the Department of Child and Family Services [‘DCFS’]. If child abuse is suspected, contact the Intake and Investigations team at DCFS, Magnolia Place, 45 Victoria Street, Hamilton, on the KIDSLINE at 278 9111. Additionally, contact can be made with DCFS Coordinator Lisa Talbot at 294 5882, or Supervisor Maureen Trew at 294 5876.

The public notification follows below [PDF here]

Microsoft Word - Disclosure Notice- Caines August 2019

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