Senior firefighter accused of sex crime against girl offered bail
ST JAMES, Jamaica – The high-ranking firefighter accused of a sex crime against a teenage girl was granted bail in the sum of $400,000 in the St James Parish Court on Thursday.
He was given bail with up to two sureties and was also ordered to surrender his travel documents and report to the police two times a week.
He is scheduled to return to court on September 22, 2023 for a hearing date.
St James police arrested the fireman at his office on Wednesday in connection with the incident involving a 14-year-old girl who was doing voluntary work at the fire station in July. He was later questioned in the presence of his attorney, then subsequently charged with attempted rape and sexual touching.