Lopez pleads guilty to charge

Sentenced to 10 years in Florida for trafficking meth; now gets 5 years on ethics violation

Former Flomaton Police Officer Issac Lopez, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Escambia County (Fla.) after pleading guilty to trafficking methamphetamine, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Escambia County (Ala.) Circuit Court on an ethics violation for using his position as a police officer for personal gain.

Lopez appeared before Circuit Judge Todd Stearns Wednesday morning and pleaded guilty to the ethics charge. Judge Stearns sentenced Lopez to five years with the Alabama Department of Corrections to run concurrent with the 10-year sentence in Florida.

Lopez was originally arrested in...

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