Two D.C. School Cops Admit Taking Bribes

By Allan Lengel

Two special police officers for D.C. Public Schools pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting bribes to let someone operate a for-profit parking lot on school property in Northeast Washington, the U.S. Attorneys Office said.
Shawn B. Armstead, 37, and Shawn M. Johnson, both 37 of Laurel, Md., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman. Both solicited hundreds of dollars on different occasions for special events on and off the property of Eastern High School, authorities charged. Each faces a sentences of up to 15 years in prison.

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