Miller’s Ex-Police Chief Charged With Stealing Evidence


Two counts of stealing a firearm after investigators say they found the missing evidence in his home August 8, 2017 The ex-chief of police for the City of Miller is facing eight years in prison if he's convicted of stealing two guns from the department's evidence room. Court records show Joshua Bruce, who served as the chief until May 2017, was cha...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
120 Hits

Ex-Miller police chief arrested by Mo. Highway Patrol on gun theft charges


In the course of the search, two rifles were found that had earlier been reported missing from the evidence locker of the Miller police station. August 3, 2017 Christian County resident Bruce faces two felony counts of receiving stolen property The former chief of the Miller Police Department was arrested last Thursday at his home in the Christian ...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
91 Hits

Where do seized guns go to die? Chesterfield company harvests parts, grinds up the rest


The process keeps weapons from building up inside evidence rooms in police departments, July 2, 2017 The remote headquarters of a Chesterfield company is where guns seized by police go to die — but, before they do, some of them give new life to others. Their first stop en route to a glorified paper shredder capable of crushing metal with ease is th...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
201 Hits

Missouri farmer cleared in 1997 sex case by DNA evidence


Enter Headline here June 29, 2017 A Missouri farmer who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals after entering a disputed plea in the 1997 sexual assault of a teenager has been cleared of the crime after genetic evidence was re-tested and excluded him as a suspect. The top prosecutor in southwestern Missouri's Jasper County dropped the case ag...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
179 Hits

Man accused of breaking into Parma PD evidence room


According to the sheriff, they found several guns that were propped against the door and a backpack containing several handguns sitting near the doors to the evidence room. May 25, 2017 NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A man is accused of breaking into the Parma Police Department evidence room on Tuesday, May 23. Anthony E. Leisure was charged with s...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
189 Hits

Sexual assault case resurfaces after 19 years; defendant, just released from mental hospital, claims innocence


The attacker also left a cigarette butt at the victim's house, according to police reports filed after the incident. With new techniques allowing crime labs to analyze trace amounts of saliva, Fleischaker had it tested and said the DNA does not match Wilkerson's. JANUARY 14, 2017 Two decades ago, Mike A. Wilkerson was a familiar face in Jasper Coun...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
158 Hits

Unwanted gun, who are you gonna call? For police, it’s Gunbusters


The St. Louis-based business destroys approximately 2,000 guns a year October 10th, 2016 (KTVI) Guns from cities across the United States are ending up in the St. Louis area. And while it might sound unusual, police are pleased. "The departments want to get rid of them," Scott Reed, Vice-President of Gunbusters said.Gunbusters is exactly what the n...
Continue reading
Tags:
Rate this blog entry:
189 Hits

Prosecutor reviews cases involving questionable evidence room


A central Missouri prosecutor says she's reviewing all cases her office has handled since 2013 involving items that were kept in a sheriff's department evidence room she believes was improperly secured. September 14, 2016 LINN (AP) — A central Missouri prosecutor says she's reviewing all cases her office has handled since 2013 involving items that ...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
178 Hits

Blotter - Latest News

News By Region

Keywords

week Untested rape kit withholding evidence state government settlement stealing pistols work stealing bills untestted sexual assault kits unaccounted drugs Washington State Patrol crime lab tampered evidence untested sexual kit Wattier untest rape kit Williams seized money stolen marijuana unwanted medications Republican lawmakers stealing evidence tape Thursday.Charles Holifield sheriff arrested Untested rape kits stolen ammunition stolen gons sexual assault sexual assault cases technician arrested Standards United Kingdom Sheriff Arrested theft of money sentence to jail Stolen pills trooper sentenced Wrongful conviction testing guns South Dakota Highway Patrolman urn sexual assault task force state Division Untest rape kits security camera footage stolen cannabis storage bunker Theft theft of drugs steal evidnece sentence to prison skunky aroma wafted stolen drug from evidence stolen money storage practices Wrongful Conviction seized property Vancouver BC West Coast threw away evidence state prison years of neglect Sexual assault kit trial Tulare Police Thursday sexual assault kit stealing guns stolne guns Sergeant Arrested theft of evidence side door unaccouted guns stored as evidence Signed Out Evidence UNTESTED RAPE KITS wrongful conviction Texas Forensic Science Commission Year stolen cash tampered drugs Wichita Police Department stealing cocaine Sexual assault Survivors Bill of Rights taking marijuana statute of limitations SAKs steal money Suicide Ventura County sheriff sexual assault evidence stolen cocaine Trial at Riak tampered envelopes unsolved murder state chips show State trooper accused stealing heroin stealing funs St sergeant charged stored evidence Via URL Browse Media Upload sheriffs employee gets jail theft conviction undersheriff stealing gungs tampering with evidence sloppy evidence control report sheriff seized guns serial rapist unit untested sexual assault evidence stealing drug STOLEN CASH stolen evidence tapes edited stealing drugs stealing money stealing drug evidence stolen OxyContin returned evidence stolen drugs steal drugs sexual assault kits woochy poochy sex crime untestes rape kits trooper arrested untested rape kits Sheriff pleads guilty Untested Sexual Kits State Agency Evidence Jobs Transient property stolen guns tampering with police records State/Province untested rape kit stolen methamphetamine strange evidence Storage stolen jewelry stolen gun stolen meth tampering with public record report Wednesday selling guns stealing cash

Search IAPE