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Former cop sentenced for drug trafficking

10:23 PM, Feb 4, 2014   |    comments
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KUSA - A former Littleton police officer is headed to federal prison.

Jefferey Johnston was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison - followed by three years of supervised release - after pleading guilty to possession and distribution of Ecstasy.

Johnson served as a motorcycle officer for 22 years.

U.S. Attorney John Walsh released a statement saying that Johnston's involvement in trafficking illegal drugs, while also serving as a police officer, was "particularly disturbing."

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