Cop Given 20 Year Sentence For Robbing Dealers
Former NYPD police officer Jorge Arbaje-Diaz was sentenced to 20 years in prison for robbing drug dealers and using the proceeds to foot his mortgage, according to reports by the New York Daily News. Diaz was fired from the force in May 2010 after pleading guilty to using gang members to pose as cops and help shake down drug dealers, relieving them of their cash and valuables. The former transit officer’s excuse was that he needed the money to pay his mortgage. Brooklyn Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis wasn’t trying to hear it. Diaz told the courtroom, “I got carried away by the reckless character of youth”…-Yeah blame the youth for your adult actions.