MPD detective faces federal charges


by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Police Detective Willie Huerta is facing federal charges of obstruction of justice. According to court documents, Huerta allegedly helped a suspected drug dealer.

Huerta allegedly told the drug dealer where not to sell his drugs, and used his influence to get him out of a traffic stop.

The Milwaukee Police Department has confirmed one of their officers is on full suspension pending a joint investigation by MPD, FBI, and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).



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