NY cop accused of leading crew in drug robbery ring

Other members of the crew impersonated cops to steal drug money

By Philip Messing and Mitchel Maddux
The New York Post

NEW YORK — A 17-year NYPD vet was busted yesterday for allegedly helping a stickup crew pull off a series robberies of drug dealers in which they all posed as cops.

Officer José Tejada, 45, is accused of taking part in the raids, dating back to 2008, in which he and his pals wore police uniforms as they allegedly barged into drug dens with fake warrants, handcuffed the dealers and robbed them.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: NY cop accused of leading crew in drug robbery ring

  1. Tags
  2. Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs

Recommended Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.