Houston cop used police car to rip off drug dealers

By David Edwards
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:35 EDT
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KHOU 11 News reported:

“Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman says former deputy Terrence Richardson and another man are accused of ripping off drug dealers and taking their money. Apparently, they would find out where ‘drug buys’ were going down, show up and rob the dealers.”

“He said Richardson is believed to have been doing this while on duty,using his patrol car and wearing his uniform.”

“After the Houston Police Department learned about these allegations, they set up a sting. Investigators said they caught him doing his dirty work early Monday evening. ”

This video is from KHOU 11 News Houston, broadcast August 18, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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