Miami Dade Police Officer Accused Of Smuggling Guns To DR

Miami Dade Police Officer Accused Of Smuggling Guns To DR

Miami Dade Police Officer Accused Of Smuggling Guns To DR

The officer received firearms from a co-conspirator, then used his position as an officer to get the guns through the TSA checkpoint, federal officials said

A Miami-Dade police officer is accused of smuggling guns through Miami International Airport, federal officials announced Tuesday.

Officer Michael Freshko was charged with conspiracy to unlawfully export firearms from the United States to the Dominican Republic. The 48-year-old made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday.

The FBI teamed up with Miami-Dade Police Department to investigate Freshko.

The officer received firearms from a co-conspirator, then used his position as an officer to get the guns through the TSA checkpoint, federal officials said.

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