Jamaica News: Kingston Western Police have laid charges against a District Constable who allegedly tried to bring contraband into an adult correctional facility in Kingston on Sunday, October 25.
He has been identified as 32-year-old Shane Newby of Ewarton, St. Catherine.
Reports are that about 9:50 a.m., Newby was on duty at the facility. A correctional officer reportedly became suspicious when he saw him walking in a strange manner, and requested that Newby submit to a search. Newby complied and the correctional officer allegedly found five parcels containing ganja in one of his shoes. The matter was reported to the Police on Monday, October 26 and Newby was subsequently arrested and charged for Introducing Contraband In a Penile Institution and Illegal Possession of Ganja.
He is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.