Click here to donate to the Salvation Army Hurricane Matthew relief effort

Former Winston-Salem police officer pleads guilty to falsifying off-duty work

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Police stock photo

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —A former Winston-Salem police officer has pleaded guilty to falsifying hours he worked at an off-duty job, according to The Winston-Salem Journal.

He was reportedly paid nearly $2,000 as a security guard.

Robert Lee Baker pleaded guilty on Friday to two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense.

He was a six-year veteran of the Winston-Salem Police department, but was fired in August for “conduct unbecoming and unsatisfactory performance”, according to the Journal.

Read more at The Winston-Salem Journal