Scott Noll , KHOU
“HOUSTON – A Houston police officer is off the streets and fighting for his freedom after investigators say he was caught in a drug sting put on by his own department.
Officer James Daniel Norman is charged with felony possession of methamphetamine.
An HPD spokesman says Norman, a 5-year veteran of the department, has been relieved of duty with pay, pending the outcome an internal affairs investigation into criminal allegations.
According to court records, an undercover investigator paid Norman’s roommate at Yorktown Apartments $1,200 for 59 grams of meth earlier this month.”