Policeman arrested and charged with $700,000 robbery

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hands-behind-bars.jpgA police constable, 31-year-old Ramon Walker from St Thomas, has reportedly been charged in connection with the robbery of a businesswoman at her home in Manchioneal, Portland.

Constable Walker was arrested on July 16 by detectives from the Criminal Investigative Branch in Port Antonio following the robbery outside the woman's house.

According to police reports, in the early hours of July 16 this the woman was pounced upon by armed thugs outside her house and robbed of $700,000 in cash.The men then escaped.

However, the police later held the constable and arrested him.

Constable Walker is booked to appear in the Portland Parish Court on July 27 to answer to the charge of armed robbery and aggravated assault.

He was on suspension at the time of the incident.

Interestingly, in 2014, Walker was also implicated in a major car stealing ring operating between Kingston, St Thomas, Clarendon, and Portland.

Investigators believed that he was the mastermind in that operation.