John Jenkins, a lieutenant with the Miami-Dade, Florida, police department has been accused of rape at a ball that allegedly took place at a Trump property.
Jenkins Arrested, Charged With Rape. “According to the Miami Herald, Palm Beach Sheriff’s jail records indicate that Lt. John Jenkins, executive vice president of the South Florida Police Benevolent Association (SFPBA), has been booked on two counts of sexual battery. However, the arrest documents did not reveal specific details about the circumstances that led to the charges. The publication reports that the case is connected to an alleged incident said to have taken place approximately two weeks ago while Jenkins was in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. to attend a gala for the police union.”” [Alternet]
Ball Took Place At Trump National Jupiter Golf Club. “The website for the Palm Beach County PBA shows that the “Black-tie optional” 13th Annual PBA Officer’s Ball was sold out at Trump National Jupiter Golf Club on April 24. Tickets for the event ran from $200 to $10,000, with lieutenants shelling out $2,500 a piece for a four-seat table.” [Miami Herald]
Jenkins Resigned From Position At Police Benevolent Association. “Lt. John Jenkins resigned as executive vice president of Miami-Dade’s Police Benevolent Association last week. He was relieved of duty by Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez pending the outcome of the investigation. Miami-Dade internal affairs investigators reached out to Palm Beach Gardens Police Department detectives before Ramirez made his decision.” [Miami Herald]