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Undercover NYPD Officers Frame 4 On Drug Charges
NYPD Investigating Incident, Officers Placed On Modified Duty



Undercover police officers who arrested four men on drug charges are under investigation after surveillance video proved the men they arrested committed no crime.

Drug charges against brothers Jose Colon and Maximo Colon, along with two of their friends have been dropped.

The undercover NYPD officers are seen on video dancing in the street, then attempting to frame four innocent men.

"I asked police officer why are you arresting me," said Maximo Colon. "Never did I get an answer."

The investigators swore under oath they bought drugs from the four men. Jose and Maximo colon say that didn't happen.

"The cops are supposed to help us," said a shaken Jose Colon.

Defense lawyers say the surveillance cameras proved their clients were framed.

"It was nauseating," said defense lawyer Rochelle Berliner.

Two hours of video showed no contact at all between the four men arrested and undercover officers - proof that lead prosecutors to drop charges against the four men, and even declare in court the men did not commit the crime.

Defense lawyers say it's disturbing but not uncommon.

"As defense attorneys you know it exists more often than government wants you to believe," said Brad Wolk.

In the 6 months it took to clear the Colon brothers names, they lost their business and their savings.

As a result of his ordeal, Maximo Colon has lost trust in police officers.

The two men are now involved in a civil suit against the city and hope to one day rebuild their lives.

The NYPD is investigating the officers involved in this incident. Two of the officers are reportedly on modified duty.
 

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It's a sad day when you can't trust the people that are entrusted to protect you.

The penalty for this crime should be severe.
 

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MarshallDodge said:
It's a sad day when you can't trust the people that are entrusted to protect you.

The penalty for this crime should be severe.
I completely agree!!! This just pisses me off. It is cops like this that have no morals that give good cops a bad name! These cops should loose everything they own and be sent to prison in general public to deal with their own kind!!! :disgusted:
 

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Mazellan said:
MarshallDodge said:
It's a sad day when you can't trust the people that are entrusted to protect you.

The penalty for this crime should be severe.
I completely agree!!! This just pisses me off. It is cops like this that have no morals that give good cops a bad name! These cops should loose everything they own and be sent to prison in general public to deal with their own kind!!! :disgusted:
And the sad thing is, the SCOTUS says they don't have to protect anyone. Essentially they are supposed to be "first responders." Too bad that the trust we have always placed in officers of the law has been so besmirched through incidents like this. I agree wholeheartedly that they should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and have an extra 5-10 yrs tacked on for using the power they were entrusted with to violate the rights of lawful citizens. Acts such as this are inexcusable of those who have been placed in positions of authority over us!
 

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have an extra 5-10 yrs tacked on for using the power they were entrusted with to violate the rights of lawful citizens.
That would be awesome!!! If there was a penalty such as this maybe some cops may think twice for choosing to violate someone's rights!!
 
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I think the police officers involved should have tow choices of punishment publicly raped by rabid Viagra and cocaine addicted donkeys or all assets taken away and hobbled for life.
 

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this actually makes me sick. and people wonder why i choose to protect myself. when you need protection from the police who do you call?
 
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