obstruction of justice

Ex-Dallas Vice Detective Gets 18-Month SentenceA federal judge has sentenced a former Dallas vice detective to 1½ years in prison for passing unauthorized tips about police raids and investigations into prostitution.
Ex-BP Engineer, Texan Convicted On One Obstruction Charge The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department's sweeping probe of BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.