20-y-o man accused of robbing man of motorcycle while posing as copSunday, June 13, 2021
ST ANN, Jamaica — A 20-year-old man is now facing charges of illegal possession of firearm and robbery with aggravation after he allegedly stole a man’s motorcycle while posing as a police officer.
Shamar Virgo was arrested after he sustained injuries in a fight with the man three weeks after the robbery, which took place in Alexandria district in St Ann on Sunday, May 16.
It is alleged that about 8:00 am, the complainant was driving his motorcycle along the roadway when a Toyota Axio motorcar drove up behind him and Virgo, along with two men, reportedly alighted from the vehicle, posing as police.
It is said that one of the men brandished a firearm and robbed the complainant of his motorcycle. However, the complainant escaped unharmed and reported the matter to the police.
The police further reported that the complainant confronted Virgo on Monday, June 7 after he was spotted in the Alexandria area and a fight ensued, during which the complainant inflicted stab wounds to Virgo.
Virgo was assisted to the hospital where he was treated and released to the police.
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