Former Oakley Police Chief Sentenced to Prison
July 19, 2019 9:02AM EDT
A federal judge has sentenced the former Oakley village police chief to more than a year in prison.
In March, Robert Reznick pleaded guilty to wire and tax fraud for a pay-to-play scheme involving the Oakley reserve police force. Reznick was purchasing firearms and ammunition at discount prices, then signing up people from around the state and selling them the weapons for a profit. About 150 reserve officers were listed for the department in a village of only 300 people. Names included celebrities like Kid Rock.
Reznick must also pay $124,000 to the IRS and will have a year’s supervised release once he’s out of prison. He has 30 days to turn himself into a federal prison.