Ex-Calif. cop gets 3 years for giving info to Hells Angels

The department fired the five-year veteran after the scheme was revealed


By Howard Mintz
Contra Costa Times

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Former Santa Clara police Officer Clay Rojas, an ex-Marine once wounded in Iraq, will pay a steep price for getting too close to a felon and Hells Angel.

Rejecting Rojas' plea for leniency, a federal judge Wednesday sentenced the disgraced ex-cop to three years in prison for his role in illegally supplying confidential law enforcement information to a Hells Angel to pay off a debt of a few thousand dollars.

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