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First plea deal comes out of Oakland sex exploitation scandal

Feb 04, 2017 - The San Francisco Chronicle

A retired Oakland police sergeant has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of failing to sound the alarm on child abuse that unraveled into a widespread sexual misconduct scandal involving the teenage daughter of a police dispatcher and the contact she had with officers and sheriff's deputies from across the Bay Area.

An attorney for Leroy Johnson, 51, entered the plea on his behalf last month in Alameda County Superior Court, said Teresa Drenick, a spokeswoman for the district attor...