Jamaica Scorpions assistant coach Andrew Richardson believes that though largely inexperienced at the moment, the team has what it takes to surprise three-time defending champions Guyana Jaguars in Guyana in the opening round of the Digicel Regional Four-day Championship, beginning on Thursday. Jamaica, who finished fourth last season after leading at the mid-way mark of the 10-round tournament, are without regular captain Nikita Miller, who is out injured, as well as wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton, batsmen John Campbell and AndrÈ McCarthy, and fast bowlers Reynard Leveridge and Oshane Thomas. The big-hitting Walton, recently departed for the Bangladesh Premier League, while Campbell, McCarthy, Leveridge, and Thomas are with the West Indies “A” team, who are currently facing Sri Lanka in a three-match Test series in Trelawny and Kingston. “The squad that has been selected is young but has enough quality to come away with a positive result,” said Richardson, who, along with head coach Robert Samuels and team, departed the country yesterday. “Our batting will be led by our new overseas player West Indies batsman Assad Fudadin, who played key roles for Guyana in their victories over the past three seasons, and include rising players such as Brandon King, Fabian Allen, Paul Palmer, and Trevon Griffiths. “Meanwhile, as it relates to our bowling, we have Jason Dawes, who has represented the West Indies “A” before leading our pace attack, and left-arm wrist spinner Dennis Bulli and off-spinner Damani Sewell, our spin department.” Jamaica Scorpions squad -Trevon Griffith, Garth Garvey, Paul Palmer, Brandon King, Assad Fudadin, Fabian Allen, Dennis Bulli, Damani Sewell, Romaine Morris, Jason Dawes, Keno Wallace, Derval Green, and Paul Harrison.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – During the semi-annual report to City Council by the RCMP on Tuesday, the subject of the Creep Catchers that has formed in Fort St. John was discussed between Council and members of the Fort St. John detachment.Sgt. Dave Tyreman says that the Fort St. John RCMP don’t condone the Creep Catchers ways of catching people because it could sanction legal action against them.“With Creep Catchers, it is kind of a touchy subject because what they are doing, their goal is to shame this individual in the community. Our goal as investigators is to stop this behaviour, put somebody behind bars, get them whatever help they need.With Creep Catchers, if we have a current ongoing investigation where somebody is involved in child pornography or sex with underaged women and these people all of a sudden out this person, they have thrown countless hours down the drain by doing this.We don’t condone what they are doing. We understand why they are doing it but again, they shamed a person in the community.”Tyreman said that if someone was to hurt themselves because of the comments from the public, the police would have to ask the question of whether or not the person from Creep Catchers would be responsible for negligence causing death.Advertisement “We don’t want to see anyone pushed to that point where they take their own life. We do what we can. We’ve had a couple of videos we found out about from a third party where it was on the website. We got a hold of the individual involved, we do everything we can to preserve the evidence from the sites. The main thing we have to look at, when they go out, what process are they following.”- Advertisement -He says that they have to ask the question of “are they going out and pretending to be 14 year-old girls, are they encouraging the behaviour or are they just sitting back and waiting like they say they are.” He also said they have to go through the transcripts that the Creep Catchers provide and see if the are “baiting” the person.