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Court September 15 for cop linked to PM's security detail

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 | 9:17 PMBarbara Gayle, Justice Coordinator

A police constable assigned to the Prime Minister's security detail is to return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on September 15 on gang-related charges.

At that time, the prosecution is expected to present further evidence, including phone records. 

Twenty-three-year-old Kenneth Reid,  is accused of having links with the Clansman gang and the Haiti/Jamaica guns for drugs trade.

He was charged on May 18.

Despite several courts appearances, prosecutors have been unable to make all the necessary disclosures instead requesting that bail be withheld until the preparation is complete.

Meanwhile, it's still not clear when the matter will proceed to the Supreme Court, where some of the charges will have to be tried.

Reid, his alleged girlfriend, Kerry-Ann Smith and Sheldon Walters are charged under the anti-gang law for alleged involvement in the guns for drugs trade between Jamaica and Haiti.

The cop was also charged for being a member of and benefiting from a criminal gang.