A former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department sergeant whose responsibilities included conducting investigations into the distribution of illegal drugs has been sentenced to 57 months in prison for running his own drug ring - that's almost five years for those of you doing the math.
Updated 3:50 p.m.with comments from U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan.
Updated 12 p.m. on Thursday with comments from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
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St. Louis Metropolitan Police Sgt. Larry J. Davis and his brother Linus R. Davis have been charged with "diverting seized packages containing marijuana for distribution and sale" according to the United States Attorney's Office.