Medina Police Officer Facing Charges

April 24, 2012 Updated Apr 24, 2012 at 8:13 PM EDT

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Medina Police Officer Facing Charges

April 24, 2012 Updated Apr 24, 2012 at 8:13 PM EDT

MEDINA, N.Y. ( WKBW ) A Medina police officer is facing charges for official misconduct.

Officer Scott Merritt is accused of giving out privileged information to a relative of a suspect who was wanted on a drug warrant.

Officer Merritt is on paid suspension.

He was arraigned on the misdemeanor charge, and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.