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 10 Cops Among Those Charged In March

The stats also revealed that a 19-year-old man was charged with the unlawful cultivation of illicit drugs. The accused had allegedly cultivated 62 plants of cannabis sativa while in another incident, a 49-year-old man was charged for allegedly cultivated 230 plants of cannabis sativa.
06 Apr 2022 12:16
 10 Cops Among Those Charged In March
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There were 67 people charged with a total of 79 counts of separate incidents in the month of March.

This was according to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Serious Crime (Non-Sexual Violence Offences) Statistics of March 2022. According to the statistics released yesterday, of the 67 accused persons, four were juveniles and 10 were Police officers.

The matters of which the Police officers were charged with included:

A 25-year-old Police officer was charged with the assault of his 24-year-old wife.

A 26-year-old Police officer was charged with dangerous driving and drinking and driving with excess blood alcohol while in another incident, a 28-year-old Police officer was charged with dangerous driving.

A 49-year-old Police officer was charged with drinking and driving with excess blood alcohol.

In another incident, a 32-year-old Police officer was charged with disorderly conduct at a police station. The accused allegedly caused a commotion at a police station by shouting and swearing whilst heavily intoxicated.

There was one incident where a 24-year-old Police officer was charged with drunk and disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and failure to comply with orders.

The accused allegedly tried to gain entrance into the maternity ward of the CWM Hospital whilst drunk and refused to leave the premises.

A 42-year-old Police officer was charged with receiving a bribe. The Police officer allegedly demanded a $130 bribe to not charge the victim over his vehicle.

The stats also revealed that a 19-year-old man was charged with the unlawful cultivation of illicit drugs. The accused had allegedly cultivated 62 plants of cannabis sativa while in another incident, a 49-year-old man was charged for allegedly cultivated 230 plants of cannabis sativa.

 



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