Appeal justices reserve decision in armed robbery case

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March 30, 2011

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Staff Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

THE Court of Appeal is deciding whether to quash the conviction of a former police officer or order a retrial on armed robbery charges.

The justices reserved their decision yesterday after hearing the appeal of former police Constable Tarquin Kelly, 30.

Kelly was convicted and sentenced last year to 15 years in prison by then Senior Justice Anita Allen for the armed robbery of three brothers in Elizabeth Estates in December 2008.

At the time, Kelly was on suspension from the police force. Kelly, who represented himself at his appeal hearing, submitted that the police had not followed the proper process in their inves ...

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News date : 03/30/2011    Category : Tribune Stories

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