Kempston police officer to appear in court charged with blackmail

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A police officer is due to appear in court tomorrow (Wednesday) charged with blackmail.

Detective Constable Gareth Suffling, 35, who was based at Kempston Police Station, has also been charged with malfeasance and computer misuse.

He is due to appear at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

DC Suffling has been suspended since the allegations came to light on March 25.