Miami Police Officer Charged With Extortion

MIAMI (CBS4) – A second Miami Police officer has been arrested in a joint Miami Police Department – FBI Public Corruption probe.

Officer Charley Braynen has been taken into custody after the joint investigation lead police to believe he was involved in extortion.

He has been charged with two counts of Extortion under the Color of Law.

Officer Ricardo Martinez was arrested last month for Theft of Interstate Shipments, according to a release by Miami Police spokesman Det. William Moreno.

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