Man accused of trying to bribe Virginia Beach police officer

Jose Elmer Prudencio-Martinez (Photo: Virginia Beach police)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach man was arrested after he allegedly tried bribing a police officer.

Police say Jose Elmer Prudencio-Martinez, 28, was being arrested when he offered the officer money to “un-arrest” him.

Prudencio-Martinez is charged with assault and battery of a family member, unlawful use or injury to telephone and offering bribes to an officer.