The Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA has charged a St. Mary based Justice of the Peace for breaching the Larceny Act.
The JP, 66 year old, Jeanette Rose-Bryan, was charged with obtaining money by false pretense, fraudulent conversion and conspiracy to defraud.
She appeared today in the Port Maria Resident Magistrate’s Court.
Mrs. Rose-Bryan is accused of conspiring with a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Denise McKain, to commit the offences.
Allegations are that between 2009 and 2012, Rose-Bryan and DSP McKain used an unregistered organisation to fraudulently solicit and obtain money from farmers of the Three-Hills Farm District in St. Mary.
The Police were called in and a probe launched.
Further investigations led to the arrest and charge of Mrs. Rose-Bryan.
The JP has been offered bail in the sum of 2-hundred-and-50-thousand-dollars.
She’s to surrender her travel documents and report to the Police on Mondays between 6am and 6pm.
DSP McKain was arrested and charged on August 5.
She’s been offered bail in the sum of 2-hundred-and-50-thousand-dollars with one or two sureties.
She’s scheduled to return to court on October 28 this year.