A former police officer in Ventura County is going to jail, after pleading no contest to charges he falsified his time cards, costing the City of Simi Valley more than $100,000.
Robert Longdon was a Simi Valley Police officer for eight years. Prosecutors say the 45 year old man claimed to have worked shifts he didn’t work, and that he padded the numbers of hours he did work.
After being charged, Longdon eventually pled no contest to four counts of felony grand theft, and one count of felony attempted grand theft. He’s paid back the $102,000 he’s accused of stealing.
Longdon has been sentenced to 300 days in jail, and 36 months probation.