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TCI Police officer formally charged for taking money from lost wallet

#Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – August 9, 2018 – A police officer who was accused by a member of the public of robbing a civilian’s wallet of money is now suspended from active duty.

Winston Grant is off the job as a member of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands police.  A report today issued by the TCI Police does not name Grant, but does say “A Police Officer was arrested and charged with the criminal offence of theft on Thursday, August 2, 2018.  The officer, who was granted bail in the sum of US $3,000, appeared in court on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, and is currently on suspension from duties.”  

It is alleged that officer Grant, while off-duty, found a wallet in the parking lot of the IGA Gourmet grocery store, took the cash from the wallet and then discarded of the wallet in nearby bushes.

The act is reportedly caught on camera.

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