Harrisburg policing coordinator in trouble

A Harrisburg City employee is facing charges after police say he admitted to smoking marijuana.  

David Botero, the Community Policing Coordinator for Harrisburg City Police is facing a traffic citation and a possession of paraphernalia charge.

CBS-21 reports that in his position with Harrisburg City Police, David spends his time working to mend the relationships between the force and those in the city.

He created the "Hope In Handball" program and also spends time in Harrisburg City schools.

That's why those who know him say they're just shocked. 

He's facing a traffic citation and possession of paraphernalia on the West Shore after being pulled over by Hamden Township Police just a few weeks ago.  According to court documents, back on February 14, Botero was driving in Hamden Township when an officer says he noticed his car was swerving.  He pulled Botero over and when he approached the car, the officer wrote that he detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana.

Officials say Botero admitted to the officer that he smoked before leaving his home.  During a car search, the officer found a metal pipe used to smoke marijuana and a plastic vile container used to hold marijuana.

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