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St Thomas cop sentenced after soliciting money from motorist

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 10:55 AM

A police Sergeant who was charged with four counts of Breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act in 2011 has been sentenced to six months hard labour on each count.

The sentences will run concurrently.

On October 29, 2011, Sergeant Glenford Campbell was on patrol duty in the Cedar Valley community, when he cited a motorist for Breaches of the Road Traffic Act.

The policeman then corruptly solicited and accepted an undetermined sum of money in exchange for not prosecuting the motorist.

A report was made to MOCA and Campbell was arrested and charged.

Sergeant Glenford Campbell, who was attached to the Cedar Valley Police Station in St Thomas, was also convicted on one count of Soliciting & two counts of Accepting on May 15 this year.