Jamaica Crime News, Portland: A man who the Police in Portland identified as a Police Constable who is presently on suspension was taken into custody in connection with an armed robbery incident which occurred at a section of the parish on Monday, July 16.
The police have reported that they cannot release the name of the accused cop at this time.
The Manchioneal police have reported that about 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, an elderly couple who resides at Forte district also in Portland, were returning home from a party when they were held up by four armed men.
The couple was forced inside their home and the gunmen proceeded to rob them of cash amounting to over $700,000.
A report was made to the Manchioneal police and an intensive investigation carried out into the robbery. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspended cop, who was based at a station in the parish of St Thomas.
The police are now in search of the three other robbers.