ROCKVILLE, Md. (WNEW/AP) — Montgomery County Police say an officer has been indicted on a perjury charge.
Police say Officer Colin O’Brien was indicted Thursday on the charge, a misdemeanor.
Authorities say O’Brien testified in drug paraphernalia trial in a county court in February. Police say there was a complaint concerning the accuracy of his testimony and detectives investigated.
Police say O’Brien has been suspended with pay since June. He has been a member of the police department since 2008.
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