Former Florida deputy guilty of planting drugs in stopped cars

MARIANNA, Fla. – A former Florida sheriff’s deputy whose patrol car was found to contain a stash of narcotics was convicted Tuesday of planting drugs during traffic stops.

A Jackson County jury found fired deputy Zachary Wester guilty on 19 of 67 total counts, including racketeering, official misconduct, fabricating evidence, perjury, false imprisonment and possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Jackson County is located in the Florida Panhandle, northwest of Tallahassee.

Salt Lake City School Board member arrested in child porn case

Salt Lake City School Board member arrested in child porn case

WEST JORDAN — A member of the Salt Lake City School District's Board of Education has been arrested and accused of possessing child pornography. Joel-Lehi Organista, 29, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on Wednesday for investigation of eight counts of sexual...

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