San Leandro cop turns in his badge after marijuana incident

July 19, 2011 12:41:33 AM PDT
A San Leandro cop accused of giving more than a pound of marijuana to a confidential informant, who was also his mistress, has turned in his badge.

Jason Fredriksson, 38, had entered a plea of not guilty to charges of transporting and furnishing marijuana for sale. He remains free on bail.

Fredriksson served on the San Leandro force for nine years, most recently as a narcotics squad detective, and a member of the SWAT team.