Cumbrian police officer charged with conspiring to leak personal data
Last updated at 14:34, Thursday, 20 December 2012
A SENIOR Cumbrian police officer has been charged with conspiring to disclose personal information.
Jason Thomas Robinson, 41, a detective sergeant from Workington has been charged with conspiracy to obtain or disclose personal data or information contained within personal data under section 55 Data Protection Act 1998.
At the time of his arrest on August 31, Robinson was serving with Workington police.
On his arrest he was immediately suspended from duty and this remains the case today.
As part of the investigation led by officers from Cumbria Constabulary’s Professional Standards Unit, a second man was arrested and has also been charged.
George Nevins, 61, from Workington has been charged with conspiracy to obtain or disclose personal data or information contained within personal data under section 55 Data Protection Act 1998.
Both have been placed on bail to appear before Carlisle Magistrates Court on January 31.
First published at 13:48, Thursday, 20 December 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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