Roderick Hashaway, a former captain of the Winnsboro Police Department, will serve three years probation, pay a fine of $4,000 and surrender his peace officer license.
In October 2013, Hashaway pleaded guilty to planting evidence on citizens in order to make drug arrests. The FBI's investigation into the Winnsboro Police Department began in June 2012.
Court documents say, Hashaway "planted and caused to be planted in a vehicle...methamphetamine... and thereafter seized and arrested [an individual] and charged him with unlawful possession of a controlled substance."
The documents go on to explain that Hashaway instructed a confidential informant to hide drugs in a vehicle so that when he pulled the driver over and requested to search the car, he would find drugs underneath the driver's seat.
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