Reality Check: How Asheville Police Department solved their evidence room issues


Resolving the issue has spanned three different police chiefs. However, Chief Tammy Hooper reports the evidence room is cleaned up and fully inventoried. November 29, 2017 ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The criminal justice system relies on evidence, yet Asheville Police Department's (APD) own evidence room was once investigated for a crime. Resolving th...
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Greenville police officer arrested after $60 stolen from car he searched (body cam)


November 21, 2017 GREENVIILLE, NC – A Greenville police officer was arrested Tuesday afternoon after $60 was stolen from a car he searched. Officer Alec Smith, 23, was charged with misdemeanor larceny. Greenville police officers were called to the Rodeway Inn on Greenville Boulevard on November 5 to investigate potential drug activity. Officers rec...
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Former NC sheriff’s captain accused of taking cash from evidence safe


The arrest is a result of a State Bureau of Investigation probe into evidence that was missing from the Columbus County Sheriff's Office June 9, 2017 WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WECT) — A former captain with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office has been accused of stealing money from the evidence safe at the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. David Gerald Nob...
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Former Iredell deputy sentenced to probation in evidence theft case


Instead of leaving the pistols in the sheriff's office evidence room, he signed them in and took them for himself, May 24, 2017 he former Iredell deputy charged with taking two pistols he seized during an investigation pleaded no-contest Wednesday to larceny and obstruction of justice. A Superior Court judge sentenced Thomas Lane "Tommy" Adams to 2...
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CMPD’s Lost and Found: a ham and a tombstone


Shotguns, bikes, drugs, a ham and a coffin: just a few of the items at CMPD's Property Control Room when this story was written in 1982. The department was responsible for the safekeeping of evidence, lost items and recovered stolen things. April 21, 2017 By John Monk, Observer Staff Writer This is where Charlotte's lost things wind ...
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police to eliminate backlog of untested rape kits by summer


Like most police agencies across the country, the department found itself with a large backlog of untested kits, "as best practices and the department's policies for testing sexual assault evidence evolved," the city of Charlotte said this week in announcing the planned near-elimination of backlogged kits. February 14, 2017 The Charlotte-Mecklenbur...
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Columbus Co. Sheriff enlists SBI to help find missing evidence

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WorldNow and WECT, WECT 6, wect.com BYLINE: Justin Smith Columbus County, NC Columbus County Sheriff Lewis Hatcher has asked the State Bureau of Investigation to help find evidence missing from his department. (Source: WECT) COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Columbus County Sheri...
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Audit: Police in North Carolina city destroyed 333 rape kits to make space in evidence room

FOX NEWS, foxnews.com BYLINE: Associated Press Fayetteville, NC FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A North Carolina police department says an audit by the department shows that more than 300 rape kits from cold cases were destroyed to make more space in the evidence room. Local news media...
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