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British Senior Police Officer Arrested

Friday 05 August 2011

‘The chief constable of Cleveland Sean Price and his deputy Derek Bonnard have been taken to a police station in North Yorkshire and are to be questioned on allegations of misconduct in a public office, fraud by abuse of position and corrupt practice.

The arrests were made after the Warwickshire police conducted a two-month inquiry into suspicions that Cleveland police authority conducted some of its business through corrupt practice.

Shortly after the inception of the inquiry by the Warwickshire, former chairman of the Cleveland Police Authority, Dave McLuckie, resigned. After his resignation, it was revealed that McLuckie was also consultant of a heating firm that had been awarded an £87,000 contract by Cleveland Police.’

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