Miami-Dade Cop Arrested

MIAMI ( – A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges.

Miami-Dade Police said Court Services Bureau Officer Peter Hassanos was arrested Tuesday after “a long-term internal affairs investigation.”

Officer Hassanos was charged with two counts of trafficking in Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen, two counts of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud, and one count of concealing information to obtain a prescription – doctor shopping.

Hassasnos, 31, was given a bond of $100,000 on each of the drug trafficking charges. He remains in the Dade County Jail.


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