Cop accused in scheme to frame woman

September 9, 2008 3:15:18 PM PDT
A Chicago police officer and one of his friends both face numerous charges in a scheme to frame a woman on drug and gun charges.Officer Slawomir Plewa and Bogdan Mazur appeared before a judge Monday afternoon.

Prosecutors say Mazur enlisted the help of Plewa to have his estranged wife arrested for the possession of drugs and a gun. The woman was later acquitted of any wrongdoing.

Officer Plewa has been relieved of his police powers pending the outcome of the investigation.