Ex-NYPD officer sentenced for drug heists
Jorge Arbaje-Diaz stole more than 1,650 pounds of cocaine and $4 million in illicit drug proceeds
By Mitchel Maddux
A former NYPD officer was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison yesterday for robbing drug gangs and holding children at gunpoint as a member of a violent stickup crew.
Jorge Arbaje-Diaz, 33, admitted he wore his police uniform and badge and wielded his service pistol during some of the heists, and eventually stole more than 1,650 pounds of cocaine and $4 million in illicit drug proceeds from dealers.
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