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February 28, 2007

Fla. officers' arrest throws doubt on felony cases

By Vanessa Blum And Ihosvani Rodriguez
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

A former state legislator charged with having sex with a teenager, a man accused in the rape of a 60-year-old woman, and a man who police said molested his 13-year-old stepdaughter are among defendants in 61 pending cases jeopardized by alleged corruption in the Hollywood police department.

The prosecutions, each involving one of four veteran officers charged last week with corruption and drug offenses, are under review by lawyers in the Broward State Attorney's Office, said felony chief Jeff Marcus.

Full story: Fla. officers' arrest throws doubt on felony cases

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