FBI: Ohio detective charged in drug-related case
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 22 July 2013 13:48

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The FBI says an Ohio police detective has been charged in federal court with attempted distribution of heroin and using or carrying a gun during a drug-trafficking crime.

FBI Special Agent Kevin Cornelius says 48-year-old Stevie Billups was arrested Thursday on a criminal complaint in federal court.

Billups is a Columbus police detective. A message left Monday for his attorney was not immediately returned.

The complaint says Billups met an unnamed alleged drug dealer at a Columbus casino. It alleges Billups was paid to provide protection for the alleged drug dealer when the man collected payments for illegal drug transactions and when the man picked up and delivered a car allegedly containing heroin.

A police spokesman says Billups will be relieved of official duties while the investigation continues.


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 

Front Page Stories

Perrysburg Twp. man gets 22 years for rape, assault
07/25/2014 | PETER KUEBECK, Sentinel Staff Writer

A Perrysburg Township man was sentenced to more than 22 years in prison Thursday afternoon after bei [ ... ]


Otsego approves contract with staff
07/25/2014 | Sentinel-Tribune
article thumbnail

TONTOGANY - The Otsego school district has inked a new three-year contract with  [ ... ]


Other Front Page Articles