The DeKalb County Police Intelligence Unit arrested an employee of the police department for allegedly selling vehicle accident information.
Shirley Waters, a civilian employee in the Auto Theft Unit, was arrested Monday after a three-month investigation, according to police. She was charged with computer invasion of privacy, allegedly selling vehicle accident information to a third party, Reginald Earl Jenkins.
Jenkins was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning and charged with bribery and criminal conspiracy to commit computer invasion of privacy.
"Jenkins was providing financial compensation for accident information from Waters," DeKalb police spokesman Maj. Stephen Fore said in an email. "There was no conspiracy on the part of Waters."
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