Former Philadelphia police officer faces 10 years to life for role in drug charges

    UPDATE: James Venziale has also pleaded guilty, according to an Associated Press report. he faces five years in prison for his role and is cooperating with prosecutors. Snyder is reportedly not cooperating.

    After entering a guilty plea this morning, former Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Snyder faces a minimum of 10 years in prison  with a maximum life sentence for his role a drug plot.


    Along with two other fired officers and his wife, Snyder faces jail time for his role in staged traffic stops of a drug dealer, in which he and his co-defendants would split the profits they stole from a heroin dealer.

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    As KYW reports, Snyder admitted to his role in the operation this morning, and his collusion with the other defendants.

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