MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – A six year veteran of the Miami Beach Police Department appeared in bond court Thursday morning, charged with racketeering, fraud, and official misconduct.
George Navarro Jr., was arrested Wednesday and also charged with two counts of false statement of financial condition and two counts each of obtaining a vehicle by trick and unlawful subleasing of a vehicle.
Bail was originally set at more than $150,000 but his attorney Michael Band argued for a bond reduction on the merit of his professional record. Judge Jose Fernandez granted the reduced bond and set it at $88,500. Navarro Jr. was also ordered to surrender his passport and any other travel documentation.
Sources tell CBS4 News that the charges stem from a drug trafficking case; however, exact details behind his arrest have not been released...
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