REVERE (CBS) – A Revere police officer accused of taking a $200 bribe and then lying about it to the FBI has been arrested.

According to the FBI, photos taken in January show Officer Todd Randall taking the money while on duty, driving a marked cruiser, and in uniform.

WBZ-TV’s Ken MacLeod reports.

Randall apparently met with a person cooperating with the FBI recently and agreed to help stop a pending criminal case in Chelsea District Court in return for cash. He was caught on tape at a house in Everett, which was wired for video and sound by the FBI’s Public Corruption Unit.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports.

Randall was in court Tuesday on one count of lying to federal agents.

Comments (7)
  1. Buddy says:

    Ha ha, A cop taking a bribe? I bet the DA’s office makes a special deal to et this guy off. Cops are the ultimate criminal and they get away with murder. Enough said!

  2. Riki says:

    Thieves and Thugs that gets protected by the badge and the thin blue line

  3. Mass Resident says:

    Ok now they get it , ad but this make you wonder HUMMMMMMMM I dont live in that area but people say they are crooked

  4. Cynic says:

    Chelsea Court has a nice new building but it’s still the Chelsea Court.
    At one time they were considering naming the Joe Bangs and Bob Spencer Court house.

  5. Cynic says:

    Remember when the Revere Police were filmed ripping off the CVS but got off because CVS didn’t tell them that they had a camera system and that wasn’t fair?
    This has always been a very unusual part of the world.

    1. Christopher King says:

      Wow no I didn’t know about that one!
      There is no Justice in the World, really.

      08 JULY 2011

      U.S. Attorneys oh-so-concerned about full prosecution for Chuck Turner and Diane Wilkerson give Bad Revere Cop Todd Randall a hug and a preacher’s handshake.

      I ran video at most of the Dan Talbot Murder Trial, run a word search on my journal for “gatorade bullet”

      Complete BS.

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