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Seattle cop charged with drug possession, computer trespass

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SEATTLE (AP) - A longtime Seattle police officer has been charged with illegal drug possession in connection with a strip-club dancer and computer trespass for providing confidential crime victim information to a local TV news anchor.
    
The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/Ves9jj ) the charges were filed last month against 47-year-old Robert Marlow after an investigation by Seattle police detectives and the FBI's Public Corruption Squad.
    
Marlow came under investigation as a result of a probe of the Dancing Bare strip club in North Seattle.
    
Court documents say Marlow was romantically involved with a dancer and shared drugs with her.
    
Documents say detectives found Marlow had regularly sent a news anchor text messages with personal information on crime victims.
    
Marlow's lawyer Nelson Lee says Marlow plans to plead guilty to gross misdemeanors under amended charges next week.
    
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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com

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