Constable Marlon Campbell of the St. Catherine South Division was charged on Monday July 6, 2020, for Breaching the Corruption Prevention Act 2000 and Attempt to Pervert the Course of Justice by detectives from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA).
Allegations are; on September 3, 2018 the complainant was involved in a physical altercation with another man. The complainant then left and went to the Central Village Police Station where he made a report. Consequently, the man was arrested and taken to the Police Station where Constable Campbell explained the gravity of the allegations and proceeded to solicit and accepted Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00) in order not prefer charges against him.
Constable Campbell also advised the complainant against continuing with criminal proceedings and that he will be reimbursed of all his medical expenses. However, when the reimbursement was not forthcoming he reported matter to MOCA.
A file was prepared and submitted to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), who later ruled that Constable Campbell be charged for breaching the Corruption Prevention Act 2000 and Attempt to Pervert the Course of Justice. He was offered bail in the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00), when he appeared in the St. Catherine Parish Court on Thursday July 9, 2020.
MOCA wishes to remind members of the public who may have any information that could assist in any investigation to call MOCA at 876-906-6318, 876-906-5848 or 1-800-CORRUPT or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org More information is on the MOCA.gov.jm website or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MOCAJamaica and follow MOCA on Twitter @MOCAJamaica.