Thursday, August 26, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: MarchFHP trooper resigns: oxycodone posssession

ST. LUCIE COUNTY —  Federal authorities have arrested a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and issued him a notice to appear in court after concluding an investigation, according to records obtained Wednesday and an FHP official. Trooper Gary Bach, who was placed on administrative duty with pay in mid-May, also resigned in a letter dated Tuesday, records show. Bach worked out of the FHP's Fort Pierce office. According to federal court records, Bach was accused in May of possessing oxycodone, which the documents list as a misdemeanor charge.   Court records also show relatives of Bach work in law enforcement in Martin County and that another relative used to work with the State Attorney's Office. The Drug Enforcement Administration investigated the case to avoid any appearance of impropriety. Read Full Story...

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