A San Antonio police officer who is accused of extortion — and was watched by a surveillance team as he reportedly picked up the cash while on duty in his patrol car — was charged in federal court Friday morning.
Now at first glance that doesn’t sound too bad does it…
After he admitted having a small amount of marijuana in his car, the man said Lundy detained him and told him he could “help him out,” by not filing possession charges if he got $400 in return, according to the affidavit.
The man told Lundy he didn’t have the money on him but that he could provide it by Jan. 2. He was allowed to leave and subsequently received phone calls from a blocked number concerning the payment, which had gone up to $500, the affidavit said.
But remember this drug was is for our safety and the betterment of our communities. No word on the termination of his employment yet.
State Sponsored Criminal #496: Curtis W. Lundy
Because the real reason we have the drug war is to create a class of privileged criminals.
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