A Santa Clara police officer has been arrested and charged with passing confidential information to a member of the Hells Angels, authorities said Friday.
Clay Rojas, 36, a five-year employee of the Santa Clara Police Department, allegedly supplied private Department of Motor Vehicles information about people to William Bettencourt, 38, a member of the Santa Cruz chapter of the Hells Angels.
Rojas, who formerly worked as a San Jose police officer, sent the undisclosed information electronically to Bettencourt between Aug. 19 and Sept. 3, according to a complaint filed by Santa Clara County prosecutors.
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