A Florida sheriff’s deputy is going through prices that he conspired to arrest an harmless individual on drug prices in change for sexual favors and a visit to Paris.
Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno stated Friday that Deputy Niko Irizarry, 25, had been fired and charged with falsifying an official doc.
“No person is above the regulation, and that features our deputies,” Marceno stated.
Investigators stated Charles Custodio, 37, had a vendetta towards the sufferer and promised Irizarry he would supply the journey and would organize for the intercourse if he made the arrest. Custodio then had a 3rd man, Scott Snider, pose as an actual property agent and plant medication within the individual’s automotive, investigators stated.
Custodio then instructed Irizarry the place he might discover the sufferer. Investigators say Irizarry then carried out a site visitors cease and arrested the sufferer on drug prices.
Custodio and Snider, 29, have been arrested for trafficking in fentanyl, possession of a managed substance, and conspiracy.
It couldn’t be decided Saturday if the three males have attorneys.