Scott William Haenel http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-bridgeton-officer-guilty-bribery <p>A former police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton faces sentencing in July after pleading guilty to taking a $5,000 bribe.</p><p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office in St. Louis says 38-year-old Scott William Haenel of O&#39;Fallon also admitted obstructing a federal investigation in his guilty plea on Wednesday.</p><p>Federal authorities say a person cooperating with the FBI met several times with Haenel between November and January and paid him $5,000. In exchange, Haenel agreed to help conceal a money laundering scheme involving drug trafficking money.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:00:45 +0000 The Associated Press 943 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery