MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCBD) – The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has formally charged a former Moncks Corner police officer with accepting money to reduce traffic fines.
Randall Scott resigned on allegations of wrongdoing in May after it discovers he accepted payment for the dismissal of traffic fines traffic fines.
According to Scott’s SC Criminal Justice Academy records, a man was in a traffic court on April 22 when he told the courtroom that he had already paid his fine to an officer.
The judge ordered an investigation and Cpl. Scott admitted taking money from 10 to 12 people to dismiss their tickets.
Scott estimated he was taking about $ 1,200 from citizens and said he was simply trying to help people cut their points or dismiss tickets.
Scott is charged with misconduct. This is a developing story, keep checking counton2.com for updates.