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An Arkansas police officer sent to the slammer

(WMC-TV) - A former Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, police officer, indicted in a drug trafficking and corruption scheme, will serve 14 months in prison.

Robert "Bam Bam" Rogers was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Little Rock.

He pleaded guilty to extortion in January and prosecutors dropped other charges filed against him in the investigation known as Operation Delta Blues.

A total of four former officers have pleaded guilty. A fifth officer maintains her innocence and is set for trial in December.

As new information comes in today, please be sure to check back with wmctv.com.

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