Former IMPD officer, 2 others sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to dealing drugs

(IMPD Photo)
(IMPD Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A former Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer and two others were sentenced Tuesday for dealing drugs.

Nikolas Layton, charged with four felonies in a drug dealing case, was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to one felony charge of conspiracy to commit dealing cocaine.

Layton was sentenced:

  • Five years in community corrections with two years suspended
  • Home detention with GPS monitoring
  • Two years of probation
  • Fines and court costs that totaled $1,166
Christopher Reed and Veronica Purdy also face charges in the case. (Photo Provided/IMPD)
Christopher Reed and Veronica Purdy also face charges in the case. (Photo Provided/IMPD)

Layton, the son of Marion County Sheriff John Layton,was arrested in early 2016. The 10-year-veteran was accused of dealing drugs along with two other people, Veronica Purdy and Christopher Reed.

Purdy and Reed also agreed to plead guilty to dealing cocaine.

Purdy was sentenced:

  • Two days in county jail
  • 180 days of Probation
  • Fines and court costs that totaled $966

Reed was sentenced:

  • Five years community corrections with two years suspended
  • Home detention with GPS monitoring
  • Two years probation
  • Fines and court costs that totaled $966