WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A Metropolitan Police Department detective has been arrested on a money laundering conspiracy charge, officials said.
Stephanie Ellison, 48 who has been part of MPD since 1986 was arrested on Friday. This was in relation to money that allegedly came from a drug conspiracy, to purchase and finance two cars and a motorcycle. The indictment states that Ellison'conspired to purchase a 2006 Maserati, a 2009 BMW 750, and a 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle, knowing that the property involved in these financial transactions represented the proceeds of some unlawful activity.', officials said.