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Bad Cop

FRESNO, Calif. — Former Bakersfield police Det. Damacio Diaz - portrayed in the Disney film "McFarland USA" - was sentenced to five years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to bribery, possession and intent to distribute 9 lbs. of meth and a tax charge.

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