Police Officer Arrested
Six Miami Beach employees charged in a scheme to extort money from a Miami Beach club owner entered not guilty pleas Wednesday morning in Federal Court in Miami, and fled the courthouse ahead of advancing TV cameras declining an opportunity to explain their involvement.
The top code compliance inspector for the city of Miami Beach has been charged, along with 6 other people, in a scheme to allegedly extort money from a South beach club owner. An FBI sting snared 5 Miami Beach code compliance officers and two city firefighters who prosecutors claim demanded cash for looking the other way.
A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges following a “long-term internal affairs investigation.”