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South Lake Tahoe Police Officer Arrested for Misconduct

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Officer Johnny Poland, Photo Courtesy: Tahoe Daily Tribune Officer Johnny Poland, Photo Courtesy: Tahoe Daily Tribune

A South Lake Tahoe Police Officer has been arrested on allegations of witness tampering and police misconduct both on and off-duty. 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating 44-year-old John Gerald Poland or "Johnny" for three years. 

Wednesday the FBI announced Poland was arrested on accusations of trying to keep witnesses from giving information or evidence in criminal investigations. 

Investigators say other allegations include giving sensitive information about law enforcement to gang affiliates and sexual conduct with minors.  

The FBI says the alleged misconduct happened over the course of several years, including during his time as a School Resource Office at South Tahoe High School.

Unfortunately, we haven't been able to get a mugshot of Poland at this time.

Written by Adam Varahachaikol

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