Police Catch Own Deputy in Prostitution Sting
Emmanuel Augustine suspended immediately
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jan 30, 2014 12:21 PM CST
Emmanuel Augustine is seen in this booking photo.   (Police handout)

(Newser) – Well this must have been awkward: The Harris County, Texas, Constable's Office sent a deputy out undercover as a prostitute yesterday morning, and sure enough she was soon propositioned—by a deputy from the same precinct. Emmanuel Augustine, 29, was off duty at the time, but ABC 13 reports that he was wearing his uniform pants. Precinct administrators were immediately summoned to the scene of the arrest and suspended Augustine without pay. Augustine was booked, but released on his own recognizance yesterday evening. He faces up to 180 days in jail.

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HANKHILL
Jan 30, 2014 10:18 PM CST
nice lol
TwoSheds
Jan 30, 2014 6:59 PM CST
She asked if he was trying to blow her cover, and he became confused.
LibertyTree
Jan 30, 2014 6:53 PM CST
Mehh... just another cop.