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Saturday, January 16, 2010
[FL] Trooper Bennet thought he had game. Florida Highway Patrol is in the process of firing him.
TROOPER ARRESTED AFTER ASKING WOMAN FOR FAVORS
myfoxorlando.com, WOFL FOX 35
Saturday, 16 Jan 2010
[Excerpts] Florida State Trooper Wilfredo Bennett... is charged with unlawful compensation for official behavior. According to the arrest sheet, Trooper Bennett responded to an accident at the intersection of South Orange Blossom Trail and Pleasant Hill Road in Osceola County back 2008. Trooper Bennett cited [DH], a woman in her early twenties, for causing the wreck. She told investigators that Bennett handed her the ticket along with his cell phone number and told her, "he would not show up for court if she made him dinner." According to [DH], she was interested in the trooper, so she called him. A sexual relationship started. "They had sex at least 6 or 7 times," said Herbst. "While he was on duty, 11 or 12 times while he was off duty," Herbst added. A court date on the car accident was set for December 9. According to the arrest sheet, Trooper Bennett emailed the Clerk of Courts saying, "the case could be dismissed if it could not be reset." [DH] told investigators she paid the ticket for fear she would get in trouble. She claimed that upset her lover, the trooper. Then back in November, the trooper's wife saw [DH]'s number on her husband's phone. She called [DH]. The trooper's wife and lover met to discuss what had been happening. The women confronted Trooper Bennett. Then, [DH] reported the trooper to the Florida Highway Patrol... [Full article here]
TICKET, LOVE AFFAIR LEAD TO TROOPER'S ARREST
Posted: 6:13 pm EST January 14, 2010
Updated: 6:06 pm EST January 15, 2010
[Excerpts] It started as a traffic ticket and led to a love affair and a state trooper's arrest... 39-year-old Wilfredo Bennett is being charged with taking unlawful compensation in his official capacity as a trooper. [DH] did not want to go into details when asked about her relationship with Florida State trooper Wilfredo Bennett. She would only say that she filed a complaint against him, but then did not want to move forward with it. Even so, the FHP arrested one of their own. “The detective called me last night and said he was arrested. They stopped the investigation and he got arrested,” [DH] said. Documents say the two had an affair after they met at a crash scene in 2008. She rear-ended someone at the intersection of Pleasant Hill Road and State Road 600. After the accident, the trooper gave her a ticket. He gave her an option. He said she could contest the ticket and make him dinner and he wouldn't show up in court... The agency is in the process of firing the 12-year veteran. If convicted, Bennett faces up to a $10,000 fine and up to 15 years in prison. [Full article here]
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