Hialeah cop accused of illegal gun trafficking assigned to desk duty
A Hialeah cop Rafael Valdes is charged with selling guns illegally has been sitting behind a desk in an administrative job instead of sitting at home since being indicted in December. Valdes,and his wife Tammy, a former cop for West Miami and Golden Beach, were charged with dealing firearms without a license, according to an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in West Palm Beach. They surrendered to police on Dec. 14.
Arrested for DUI, claims it was case of ‘Driving While Black’
SURPRISE, Ariz. Jessie Thornton, a 64-year-old retired firefighter from Ohio, said that cops told him that they didn’t need a breathalyzer to give him a DUI, ABC 15 reports. Police on the scene reportedly told Thornton that they knew he was drunk merely by looking at him, even though he was completely sober. A breathalyzer test revealed that the man was sober, with a blood-alcohol content of 0.000.
Cop lies……so this is news?
Holly Springs cop Shane Steven Ladner, of Canton Ga. Told people he was a Purple Heart recipient after being wounded in December 1989, when he was a 17-year-old soldier in the U.S. Army. But the Army, which does have a record of his service, has no record of Ladner’s Purple Heart, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. Ladner is facing criminal charges that he lied about the medal following a six-week investigation into his military records. Ladner was arrested shortly after noon Wednesday and was charged with four counts of theft by deception, one count of false swearing and one count of false statement to a police officer, Baker said. Shortly before 5 p.m., Ladner was released from jail after posting $23,100 bond. Ladner allegedly claimed for several years that he was a Purple Heart recipient. He used the honor to obtain a free license plate for several years. The theft by deception charges stem from Ladner receiving free Purple Heart license plates in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, Baker said.
P.G. parking officer charged with issuing $2,600 worth of false tickets
A Prince George’s County parking enforcement cop Antoine Budd issued $2,600 worth of false parking tickets this year in an attempt to meet unofficial agency quotas, according to officials investigating the citations. Budd was indicted Tuesday on 14 criminal counts, including charges of perjury, forgery and counterfeiting, issuing of false documents, and misconduct in office, according to the Prince George’s County state’s attorney’s office. He was fired from his position with the county’s Revenue Authority in May as a result of the investigation into complaints about the citations, which claimed vehicle owners had illegally parked in fire lanes.
A Greenville Miss.cop, Burney Alfred Peacock is scheduled for trial on July 29 in federal court in Aberdeen on charges of accepting payments from a local nightclub owner in exchange for warning the businessman when state liquor law enforcers were in town.
Chesterfield Va. cop charged with embezzlement
Co Joshua Hill is charged with embezzlement after investigators say he stole jewelry from a woman having a medical emergency. Authorities found out about it because a family friend came asking for the missing jewelry. Hill took jewelry from a victim- and instead of turning it in, kept it- and sold i to a pawn shop.
Allegations of police department corruption
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Allegations of police department corruption and cover-ups continue to surface despite the fact that the Calhoun County Prosecutor has cleared the department in a prior investigation. The latest complaint came up at Tuesday night’s commission meeting.During the public comment portion of the meeting, Autumn Smith, a Battle Creek resident presented documents obtained by the Freedom of Information Act that she says is proof that police officers tried to cover-up a car crash involving Officer William Gensch on his way into work back in 2012.
Sentenced a Miami cop Nathaniel Dauphin to 14 months in prison for taking bribes
U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Cooke Wednesday sentenced a Miami cop Nathaniel Dauphin to 14 months in prison for taking bribes to protect an illegal Liberty City gambling parlor. Dauphin, who has been cooperating with an FBI investigation of police corruption surrounding the gambling operation for more than a year, could have his sentence reduced further before he reports to prison on Sept. 3. Dauphin pled guilty in February to a single charge of extortion conspiracy for his role in guarding a sports betting ring that operated out of the Player’s Choice Barber Shop at 6301 NW Sixth Ave. Dauphin is one of 11 Miami cops facing criminal charges or internal disciplinary measures related to the gambling ring. Another cop, 29-year-old Harold James, got a 15-month prison sentence in April after his conviction in federal court.
NYPD Cop Convicted Of Falsifying Paperwork
Isaias Alicea a New York City cop has been convicted of official misconduct for faking paperwork to conceal his involvement in a wrongful search and arrest of two men. Alicea was convicted by a jury on 10 counts. Last year, he stopped and arrested two men in Harlem, later falsely telling his supervisors he saw them engaged in a drug transaction.Surveillance images showed no transaction occurred and the charges against the men were dropped.