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Sheriff's investigator accused of using criminal database for personal use

Updated: 03/03/2014 5:19 PM
Created: 03/03/2014 1:44 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

An investigator with the Albany County Sheriff’s Department is on the other side of the law.

Gabriel Rodriguez, 39, is accused of using a police computer to look up criminal records of others for his own personal use. The arrest comes after an investigation that started earlier this year.

Rodriguez is facing a felony computer trespass charge as well as misdemeanor charges for misconduct and falsifying business records.

State police say he has already been serving a suspension on unrelated charges.

Gabriel Rodriguez
Photo: New York State Police

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