Sticking to the subject of extortion, San Pedro Police have arrested and charged one of their officers attached to the San Pedro Police Station for extortion. According to the San Pedro Sun Police Constable No 1308 Elvin Nah, was arrested and charged today following an incident that occurred on July 6th.
The San Pedro Sun reports that on July 17th, at about 5:00pm, a male person visited the San Pedro Police station and made a formal report against PC Nah. The individual stated that on July 6th, at about 1:00am, he was heading home when he was stopped by police officers while passing in front of a store on Pescador Drive.
The individual reported to authorities that a search was conducted on him by a Hispanic police officer who found two small plastic bags with suspected cannabis on him. The man was then taken to the San Pedro Police Station where the suspected drugs, amounting to four grams, were weighed. But no charges were levied against the individual. Instead he was told by the Hispanic cop that that for four hundred dollars he could be set free.
The complainant then handed over eight $50.00 bills to the police officer. As the investigation was launched an I.D Parade was conducted during which the compliant positively identified Elvin Nah as the extortionist. Based on the advice of the DPP Nah was charged for extortion.
Nah appeared before the San Pedro Magistrate Court today where he was formally arraigned and offered bail of $2,000 by Magistrate Sherigne Rodriguez. Nah was able to meet and is scheduled to reappear in court on September 17th. The San Pedro Sun reports that Nah has been placed on interdiction with half salary pending a police tribunal hearing.
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