Drug trial for former Shreveport officer set to start Tuesday

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -   Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of a former Shreveport Police officer accused of selling drugs.

Roderick Moore is charged with selling cocaine and the prescription painkiller Lortab.

The 52-year-old was on leave from the Shreveport Police Department when authorities arrested him at a Shreveport strip club in November. He had been put on leave following a drunken driving arrest in August.

Moore was fired after his drug-related arrest.