Wis. Agent Accused of Stealing Drug Money in FBI Sting

MADISON, Wis. -- A state Justice Department narcotics agent has pleaded not guilty to stealing drug money in an FBI sting.

Johnny Santiago was charged in March in federal court in Milwaukee with theft of government property. Prosecutors believe he stole about $1,100 that FBI agents planted in a vacant store front Santiago was set up to search.

Santiago entered the plea Friday. His trial is set to begin June 28.

His attorney, Michael Hart, did not immediately return messages.