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Cop Fixes Stripper's Record For Lap Dance

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Cop Fixes Stripper's Record For Lap Dance

APRIL 11--Memo to all cops who feel compelled to visit strip clubs while on-duty and in uniform: Pay for your lap dances. That advice comes too late for Sgt. Felix Martinez (right) of the Miami-Dade Police Department, who went to the Masters Gentlemen's Cabaret in January and offered to "fix" a dancer's tainted traffic record in exchange for a sexy striptease, according to this affidavit filed yesterday in a South Florida court. Cops say that on three other occasions, Martinez, 41, showed up at the club in uniform and bartered legal help for nude dances. The 19-year veteran, who cops also suspect of leaking confidential police information, has been charged with one count of unlawful compensation, nine counts of official misconduct, and one count of grand theft. (3 pages)

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