A records clerk employed to the Constabulary’s Criminal Records Office, CRO, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act when he appeared before the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court, on Friday.
The clerk, Horace Anthony Gayle, was charged by the Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau, IPROB.
In a statement from the Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, the police say Gayle was arrested last Monday after he was caught during a sting operation accepting forty-five thousand dollars he had earlier arranged to collect.
According to the police, that sum represents the remainder of 1- hundred and 10-thousand dollars which Gayle solicited to produce and deliver a clean Police record for an applicant who’s ineligible.
Gayle pled guilty to one count of Soliciting and Accepting under the Act.
He’s remanded for sentencing on November 25.