Guilty Plea From Accused Cop

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BENTON — A police officer accused of taking hundreds of dollars from a migrant worker during a traffic stop pleaded guilty in Columbia County.

Christopher Brock pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors — official oppression & tampering with official records — for an incident in Benton, on August 26, 2010.

Investigators said Brock of Orangeville took nearly $700 from a migrant worker during a traffic stop.

The district attorney said Brock has been suspended from his jobs at a state prison and the police department.

He will be sentenced at a later time in Columbia County.