Democracy Now: NYPD Officers Charged for Transporting Illegal Weapons, Contraband

Eight former and current officers with the New York City Police Department have been charged in federal court for accepting thousands of dollars to transport illegal weapons, including assault rifles, into the state, along with other outlawed contraband. According to a complaint, the officers and four other men transported M-16 rifles and handguns, as well as what they believed to be stolen merchandise, across state lines. Five of the officers are still on duty.

~ by wheresthemic on October 26, 2011.

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