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Cop arrested for crime at 111 Pct.

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Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012 10:30 am | Updated: 10:38 am, Thu May 24, 2012.

A police officer from Queens was arraigned Tuesday in federal District Court in Brooklyn on charges that he gave drug dealers restricted information from the FBI and other sources.

Patrolman Devon Daniels, 30, who has been an NYPD officer since 2007, was released on $150,000 bail with electronic monitoring. He has also been suspended without pay from the force and faces dismissal.

In the complaint filed by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Daniels is described during a wiretap of consorting with a known drug dealer from Jamaica, Guy Curtis, who headed the Pov City gang and pleaded guilty to drug distribution in January.

Officials believe Daniels and Curtis were childhood friends from Jamaica and that for his services, the officer received a small compensation. The investigation was carried out from April 2010 to April 2011.

According to the charges, Daniels, while working at the 111th Precinct in Bayside, accessed license plate information and criminal background checks from the NYPD database. He also is charged with giving Curtis a parking placard and allowing him to use Daniels’ bank account to process financial transactions involving drug proceeds.

The information gathering by Daniels was carried out on the computer in his 111th Precinct patrol car.

Authorities were able to link Daniels to criminal activities through an investigation in Wichita, Kan. involving a heroin trafficking ring. Wiretaps there led to Curtis as a supplier to the Kansas group.

Daniels was arrested on his way to work at a housing unit in Brooklyn.

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  • bad cops posted at 10:13 pm on Wed, Jul 3, 2013.

    bad cops Posts: 0

    THE COPS IN THE 111th PCT STEAL FROM PEOPLE,

    I KNOW WHO YOU ARE, AND YOU WONT GET AWAY WITH IT.

    WHICH NEWSPAPER WOULD YOU RATHER INVESTIGATE THE CHARGES I AM GOING TO LEVEL.? The POST? THE NEWS?

    EITHER WAY, YOU ARE GOING DOWN, I WILL MEET WITH INTERNAL AFFAIRS SHORTLY, POLICE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE THE BACKBONE OF SOCIETY, BUT YOU CORRUPT BASTARDS BRING SOCIETY DOWN.
    YOU STOLE FROM SOMEONE I KNOW WELL, YOU THEN LIED, YOU THEN LIED SOME MORE,
    YOU ARE GOING DOWN THE 112th SHOULD GO DOWN WITH YOU< BUT THEY AREN'T AS GREEDY AS THE 111TH

     
  • bad cops posted at 10:07 pm on Wed, Jul 3, 2013.

    bad cops Posts: 0

    Anything that happens with the officers at the 111th should not surprise anybody.

    THEY ARE THE MOST CORRUPT COPS IN NEW YORK.

    THEY SHOULD BE IN JAIL, Or TRANSFER THEM TO AN AREA WHERE THERE IS REAL CRIME, NOT NE QUEENS