Former San Antonio Police Officer Sentenced To Federal Prison
This afternoon, 37-year-old former San Antonio Police Officer Curtis W. Lundy was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release for theft of honest services by wire fraud announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman, Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse and San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.
According to court records, on December 15, 2012, then Officer Lundy responded to a call concerning an assault in progress at a Northside apartment complex. At the scene, Lundy detained an individual in connection with the assault after that individual admitted to Lundy that he was in possession of a user amount of marijuana. While the subject was detained, Lundy indicated that he would hold off on filing the possession of marijuana charge in exchange for a $400 payment. During subsequent phone conversations, Lundy raised the payment to $500.
The subject subsequently contacted the FBI and at the agency’s direction, the subject was able to make multiple audio recordings of cellular telephone conversations with Lundy. During one of those conversations, Lundy instructed the subject to meet in order to collect the $500. Surveillance observed Lundy, the sole occupant, arrive in a marked SAPD patrol vehicle and collect an envelope from the subject which contained $500.
Lundy pleaded guilty to the charge on October 10, 2013.
This case was investigated by agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation together with San Antonio Police Department Internal Affairs. Assistant United States Attorney Greg Surovic prosecuted this case on behalf of the Government.