MPD detective faces federal charges
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).