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Off-duty NYPD officer, Jose Sierra and girlfriend arrested after selling drugs to undercover cops

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Off-duty NYPD cop, his girlfriend nabbed after selling drugs to undercover officers in Queens
Six-year NYPD veteran Jose Sierra, 41, and Lina Maria Bedoya Muriel, 30, were  arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court, Friday
Couple sold cocaine from their car to undercover cop on two separate dates in May
Both now face several drug, held on $50,000 bail
Lina Maria Bedoya Muriel and NYPD Officer Jose Sierra1.jpgOfficer Jose Sierra [right], and Lina Maria Bedoya Muriel [left] at their arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on drug charges, Friday

Detectives busted an off-duty cop and his girlfriend after the couple twice sold drugs to undercover officers, police said Friday.

Police Officer Jose Sierra, 41, and 30-year-old Lina Maria Bedoya Muriel are facing drug dealing and possession raps for the two deals, officials said. Cops arrested them Thursday.
The city’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan says Jose Sierra and another suspect, Lina Bedoya Muriel, were arrested outside a house in East Elmhurst on Thursday.
The couple sold cocaine from their car to an undercover officer on 38th Ave. near 11th St. in Astoria on two separate dates in May, prosecutors said.
When they were arrested cops found 18 packets of cocaine on Muriel. Another 36 bags were found in their trunk.
Police also found a pistol, three scales, and passports inside their Queens home.
Sierra is a six-year veteran on the force, and was assigned to the NYPD’s housing patrol unit in the Bronx and live-in girlfriend Bedoya Muriel , both now face several drug.
Both looked sullen Friday as a Manhattan judge ordered them held on $50,000 bail. 

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