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Ex-Miami-Dade Cop, Brother Cleared in Drug Case

October 29, 2009  | 

A fired Miami-Dade police officer and his brother took their chances with a jury -- and won.

Antonio and Glenn Roberts were acquitted of conspiracy charges Tuesday after a two-week federal trial in which prosecutors alleged they participated in a cocaine-selling ring. They also claimed that veteran cop Antonio Roberts, 48, tipped off the ringleader -- a childhood friend -- that he was under investigation.

Last year, the Roberts brothers were arrested in a sweep of drug and gambling organizations. Another Miami-Dade officer, Michael King, 43, and former Miami-Dade jail officer, Marvin "Cone Head'' Coney, 43, were among those arrested.

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