Police officer sentenced


Arcola - A former Arcola police officer is sentenced, after police say he was shaking down Spanish speaking drivers during traffic stops.


34-year-old Rogelio Javier Gutierrez is sentenced for official misconduct and intimidations of his work while he was a police officer in Arcola. Gutierrez will spend three years in prison.


He will also have to pay $3,900 that he admitted taking from drivers.

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