Jamaica Crime News, Portland: A suspended Police Constable who was recently arrested in connection with an armed robbery incident, which occurred in the parish of Portland on Tuesday morning, July 17, will make his first appearance in court this morning, July 27.
The accused cop, 31-year-old Ramon Walker, is facing charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.
The Manchioneal police have reported that about 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 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 were forced inside their home by the gunmen who proceeded to rob them of cash amounting to over $ 700,000.
A report was later made to the Manchioneal police who later carried out an investigation into the robbery. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Constable Walker, who was based at a station in the parish of St Thomas and said to be on suspension.
The accused cop was also fingered in a car stealing ring in the year 2014, which resulted in him being suspended from the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
In the meanwhile, investigators say they are presently still in search of the three other robbers who are cronies of the accused cop.