BALTIMORE (AP) Federal prosecutors say a Philadelphia police officer has been charged in an alleged plot to promote medicine that has led to the indictment of eight officers in Baltimore.
The U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace stated in a press release that 33-yr-previous Officer Eric Troy Snell of Philadelphia was arrested at his residence Tuesday.
Snell, who prosecutors say was previously a Baltimore police officer, is charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine. It couldn’t be decided if he has a lawyer.
In response to courtroom paperwork, Snell met Jemell Rayam, now a detective, on the Baltimore police academy. They stored in touch after Snell joined the Philadelphia division in 2014.
Prosecutors say Snell, Rayam and Snell’s brother conspired to promote medicine seized throughout police operations in Baltimore.