Thursday, September 9, 2010

Marchman Act Blog Local News: 2 ex-detectives found guilty of shaking down drug dealer

Joe Losada (left) and Daniel Fernandez (right), ex-Miami-Dade police detectives who were tasked with targeting the county's criminal underbelly, are guilty of felonies stemming from the shakedown of a drug dealer, jurors decided Wednesday. The disgraced detectives were immediately jailed to await sentencing; a court date has not been set. ``We respect the voice of the jury. It was a courageous decision,'' Miami-Dade Assistant State Attorney Bill Altfield said. ``They sent a message that this community will not tolerate corrupt police officers who violate the law.'' Read Full Story...

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