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Report: Cop accessed database for gang member

November 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A rookie Los Angeles Police Department officer has resigned over accusations that he accessed a law enforcement database on behalf of a murder convict and reputed gang member, according to a Los Angeles Times report.The report says the officer was dating the gang member's sister.

Gabriel Morales, 25, resigned in September when internal affairs searched his home, the report says.

They reportedly found information on two witnesses in the murder trial of 18-year-old Matthew Turner.