A Georgia cop was busted for dealing pot whereas on responsibility and in uniform, authorities mentioned.
Warwick Police Officer Leon Mitchell, 32, offered marijuana to undercover brokers in Value County and Lee County, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation mentioned in a information launch.
The GBI had been tipped off that Mitchell was dealing whereas on responsibility as a Warwick cop, the discharge mentioned. He was arrested Jan. 28 at Warwick police headquarters, in keeping with the GBI.
Pot, scales and plastic luggage had been later discovered contained in the automotive Mitchell was driving.
Mitchell is dealing with expenses of sale of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm through the fee of a felony. He was additionally slapped with three counts of violating his oath of workplace and utilizing a communication machine through the fee of a felony.
Mitchell, a resident of Albany within the southwestern a part of the state, was nonetheless in jail Friday after he was denied bail, in keeping with the Related Press.
With Put up wires