Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Joseph Wiggins Sanford Police Officer Arrested For Soliciting A Bribe

Sanford police officer arrested for soliciting a bribe
Nov 02, 2011
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) Orlando Regional Operations Center arrested Joseph Wiggins, 38, of Sanford, Fla. for one count of bribery and one count of accepting unlawful compensation. Wiggins is an officer with the Sanford Police Department.

The investigation began in July when the Sanford Police Department asked FDLE to look into allegations that Wiggins had solicited a bribe from an individual during traffic stop in June. The investigation found that Wiggins had solicited the driver and accepted money in exchange for not writing a ticket or taking the driver into custody.
Wiggins was booked into the Seminole County Jail. The case will be prosecuted by the Office of the State Attorney, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.
For Further Information Contact:
Heather Smith, Keith Kameg or Kristi Gordon
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

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