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Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe
Yuba City, Calif., police officer arrested in drug trafficking probe

A Yuba City, Calif., police officer was arrested by federal agents Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking cocaine, authorities announced. Officer Harminder Phagura, 35, was taken into custody at the Yuba City Police Department by agents with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations after a four-year investigation into his alleged partner, Gursharan Phagura, 39. The two are believed to be related, authorities said. According to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday, Officer Phagura would do counter-surveillance for his relative’s drug deals while on duty and monitored police radio frequencies to ensure federal investigators...

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