The alleged extortion occurred on Tuesday February 18th when police stopped a vehicle with expired insurance. The officers allegedly asked the driver for $300 to avoid charges and the money was given to the officer.
As a result of the statements given to police, a group identification parade was conducted and police constable Henry Nunez was formally arrested and charged for the crime of Extortion.
On Friday, February 21st , P.C. Nunez was arraigned at the San Ignacio Magistrate court where he pled not guilty and was offered bail of $2,000.00. He met bail and his case was adjourned.