LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former TSA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting bribes from pot smugglers to get them through Los Angeles International Airport security undetected, authorities reported.
Randy Littlefield, 29, pleaded to a federal conspiracy charge for his part in the plot, which involved another Transportation Security Administration agent. Both TSA agents, and the three pot couriers involved have pleaded guilty in connection with the crime.READ MORE: Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 5 Women In LA
In court papers, the Paramount resident acknowledged accepting $200, on two occasions, from fellow TSA agent Dianna Perez when she needed help clearing luggage filled with marijuana through LAX security.READ MORE: Winds Blowing Smoke From Sequoia And Kings National Park Wildfire Into Southern California
Millage Peaks IV, the 24-year-old son of the former L.A. Fire Department chief, was apparently the leader of the ring.
Littlefield faces up to five years in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 14 in an L.A. federal court.MORE NEWS: School, Police Officials: No Shots Were Fired At Montclair High Football Game That Ended In Mass Panic
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