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Baltimore police officer sentenced in towing scheme

A Baltimore police officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a towing company extortion scheme.

A statement from the Maryland U.S. attorney’s office says 37-seven-year-old Samuel Ocasio of Edgewood was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake for conspiring to commit and committing extortion under color of official right. Ocasio also received three years of supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution of $1,500 to the Baltimore Police Department.

The attorney’s office says Ocasio was one of many city officers paid by the owners of Majestic Auto Repair Shop in Baltimore County to send customers to their shop instead of to a city-authorized company.

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  1. Rawlings blake condones lawlessness. it should be no surprise the some dirty cops crossed the line..blake believes laws should be broken and law breakers should be protected.

    illegal immigrants/aliens who are ILLEGALLY in baltimore have been given the signal by rawlings blake that law breaking is ok…so, the mayor is as guilty as the dirty cops…….for condoning law breaking

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