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Jun 20, 2014

Interdicted Cop gets bail for attempted murder charge

It was a busy day in court….Interdicted Police Constable, Jesus Marroquin, was today granted Supreme Court bail in the sum of eight thousand dollars. Around eleven this morning, Justice Troadio Gonzalez granted Marroquin bail for the offense of attempted murder. Gonzalez is one of four cops that were charged in connection with the shooting of nineteen year old Elston Arnold on May twenty-fifth. Police Corporal Ricky Valencia, PC Maxwell Valerio and Special Constable Ernesto Budna were also arraigned, but for harm. Arnold was shot to the back as he was riding along with four of his cousins near a bus stop in Unitedville. The officers, who are members of the Quick Response Team, came up on the youths after which a fight allegedly ensued between the officers and one of the men. It is during the scuffle that a single shot was fired from a pump-twelve shotgun assigned to the officers. Arnold was hospitalized and a week later, the officers were charged and arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court. While Valencia, Valerio and Budna received bail, Marroquin was remanded to prison. Of note is that Marroquin, who was once station at Ladyville Police Station, was accused for the shooting of a mentally challenged man, Egbert Gordon Junior, who later died.

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2 Responses for “Interdicted Cop gets bail for attempted murder charge”

  1. Rod says:

    How can he be granted bail for a charge of attempted murder are these judges so corrupt that even when a police officer commits murder he is then granted bail wow what a corrupt gov. And pm we have.

  2. Black American says:

    I hope this BULLY, no good, piece of crap of a cop/constable was ordered to stay away from the victim and surrender his ALL his weapons!!! If the law enforcement intentionally violate the citizens and abuse their authority they should be remanded to prison amongst the fellow offenders….

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