- Aug 19, 2014
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- Tennessee, USA
- Political Leaning
A second Baltimore officer was arrested in the kidnapping and extortion of a home contractor whose work on a patio renovation project failed to satisfy a police department colleague.
Juan A. Diaz, 46, was charged with abusing his position. He is accused of helping homicide detective James Lloyd confront the contractor and get back money paid for the project.
Police said he drove the victim to the bank and ordered him to withdraw money for a refund.
Lloyd was arrested last month and charged with extorting, kidnapping and abusing the power of his office.
Prosecutors said Diaz obtained $3,500 from the contractor, whose name was redacted in court documents, "by threat of force," Baltimore County Court records show.
Baltimore cops charged with kidnapping contractor in patio-renovation dispute | Fox News
Baltimore PD...Minn. PD and LAPD...the 3 most corrupt PDs in the country.