DNA from 36-year-old gum leads to cold case manslaughter conviction

Bell was first arrested in 1981; however, he was eventually let go due to a lack of evidence. But advances in technology provided the proof needed to bring him to justice. April 2, 2017alk about a long-lasting piece of gum.A 60-year-old British man was convicted of manslaughter in March after investigators pulled traces of his DNA from ...
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Canadian cops lose $25,000 worth of cocaine during a drug trial, pretty sure they “destroyed” it, so all good right?

The judge said that the police losing nine ounces of the illicit substance was "troublesome indeed."Yeah. Enter Article DATE HEREA $25,000 booty of seized cocaine has mysteriously disappeared from the locked vault of a Canadian police station. Although, the stash was the key evidence during a drug trial held earlier this month, the...
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77 cases dismissed due to missing evidence at Ingham sheriff's office

Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HERELANSING -- A total of 77 cases were dismissed following an investigation into missing evidence at the Ingham County Sheriff's Office, according to a March 24 report from Ingham County Prosecutor's Office.The 5-page report, which will be discussed at Ingham County's law and courts committee...
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Looking for solutions to Ingham County's evidence room problems

"It's embarrassing for law enforcement, the prosecutor's office but now we move forward." Enter Article DATE HERELANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Ingham County's evidence room was a mess for years according the county prosecutor's"A colossal failure in leadership," Ingham County Sherriff Scott Wriggelsworth said."It was unacceptable, it was...
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Rape kit law speeds up testing process

Gov. Gary Herbert signed House Bill 200 on March 22, which now requires local law enforcement agencies to submit sexual assault kits to state forensic labs for testing within 30 days of retrieval. March 29, 2017Some advocates for sexual assault victims are praising Utah's new legislation regarding the processing of rape kits.Gov. ...
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Ex-evidence custodian indicted on 118 counts of stealing pills from Florence police

"I am both embarrassed and disgusted by this case" March 29, 2017A former evidence custodian for the Florence Police Department has been indicted on more than 100 charges associated with stealing narcotics from the evidence vault.Lauren Ezell, 34, of Rogersville, resigned amid an investigation into allegations she mishandled and stole e...
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VA police officer sentenced for taking medications

Walters, 37, of Madison, was sentenced to two years of probation. He pleaded guilty on Jan. 5. Enter Article DATE HEREMADISON, Wis. - A former lieutenant with the state Department of Veterans Affairs Police Department was sentenced Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance.David Walters, 37, of Madison, was sentenced to two ...
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Former Simpsonville police officer gets 12 years for P.D. robbery

March 6, 2017 Putnam, the Simpsonville Police officer arrested Jan. 7, 2016, in connection with the November 2015 robbery of thousands of dollars as well as guns and drugs from the Simpsonville Police Department, had pleaded guilty before Shelby Circuit Judge Charles Hickman in January. Putnam made an open plea, which left the sentence...
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