Lumberton Officer Accused Of Planting Evidence
Posted April 22, 2004 5:12 a.m. EDT
LUMBERTON, N.C. — Authorities have released more details about the arrest of a Lumberton police officer.
Investigators say Lt. Leon Oxendine planted evidence in a suspect's house in 2002.
SBI agents arrested Oxendine Wednesday at the police station where he worked for more than 20 years.
Oxendine is charged with tampering with witnesses and lying to a grand jury.