Kingston council gets update from interim police chief

The Daily Tribune News, daily-tribune.comBYLINE: Jason LowreyLink to ArticleKingston, GAKingston Interim Police Chief Clay Patterson has made numerous strides in reorganizing the Kingston police department in an effort to pre...

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Audit: Tampering could affect eight McHenry cases

Northwest Herald, nwherald.comBYLINE: SARAH SUTSCHEK - to ArticleMcHenry, ILWOODSTOCK – Eight pending criminal cases may be affected by a former McHenry police officer who allegedly stole about $2,...

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Macon police told to tighten evidence handling

The Telegraph, macon.comBYLINE: JIM GAINES — to ArticleMacon, GAVague records, easy access drew auditor’s warningA review of security at the Police Department’s evidence room found there was no way to te...

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Former Merritt Mountie chief could avoid trial

Merritt News, merrittnews.netBYLINE: Robin Poon, News ReporterLink to ArticleMerritt, B.C.A former RCMP commander charged with stealing cocaine from an evidence locker missed another scheduled court appearance Tuesday and may...

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Lip balm DNA test linked to NH burglary suspects

Boston.comLink to ArticleFarmington, NHPolice in Farmington, N.H., say DNA testing on a burglary victim’s lip balm has led to arrest warrants issued for two suspects in the break-in.A search warrant conducted at one suspect’s...

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CARLSBAD: Ex-police officer gets probation for heroin theft

North County Times, nctimes.comBYLINE: TERI FIGUEROA, to ArticleCarlsbad, CADefendant Michael Koch, center, stands with his attorney, Raymond Gomez, at his sentencing at the Vista courthouse Wednesda...

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GSP post burglarized

Morgan County Citizen, morgancountycitizen.comBYLINE: Patrick Yost, EditorLink to ArticleMadison, GAPot, cocaine, meth and prescription narcotics taken from evidenceFour people are in custody and more arrests may be coming in...

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Old Explosives Found In Property Room Of Texas Sheriff’s Office

KWTX-TV News 10, kwtx.comLink to ArticleGalveston County, TXGALVESTON (June 8, 2012) -- Several pounds of old explosives that were discovered in the property room of a Southeast Texas sheriff's department have been safely det...

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Former B.C. Mountie accused of stealing drugs facing more charges

The Canadian Press, The Glazette, montrealgazette.comLink to ArticleMerritt, BCMerritt RCMP Staff Sgt. Stuart Seib is facing more charges in connection to the alleged theft of drugs from an evidence locker. Photograph by: Fil...

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Police swap seized guns for new ones

Springfield News-Sun, springfieldnewssun.comBYLINE: Andrew McGinn, Staff Writer, to ArticleSpringfield & Clark County, OHA ‘right decision based on the economy.’ Other departments say confiscated ...

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Officer's alleged theft spree fleshed out

Trib Total Media, Inc., Trib Live | News, triblive.comBYLINE: Paul Peirce, Tribune-ReviewLink to ArticleBraddock, PAA Braddock police officer used a credit card he lifted from a suspected john during a prostitution sting to t...

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Officer quits over allegations

Postmedia Network Inc., The Vancouver Sun, vancouversun.comBYLINE: Kamloops, Daily NewsLink to ArticleMerritt, BCMerritt RCMP Staff Sgt. Stuart Seib has resigned after allegations he stole cocaine from a police evidence locke...

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Charges provide details to Hardin jail burglary

BYLINE: Jon Musgrave, Daily Register/Daily JournalLink to ArticleHardin County, ILHardin County Sheriff's Department Jon MusgraveELIZABETHTOWN —Three prisoners in the Hardin County Jail broke into one of the sheriff departmen...

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Officer accused in drug theft makes court appearance

Freedom Communications, Inc., The Daily News, jdnews.comLink to ArticleNew Bern, NCNew Bern police Officer Frances Sutton appeared in Craven County District Court Thursday morning in connection with the theft of the prescript...

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Inmates get into Hardin evidence room

The Southern, thesouthern.comBYLINE: BECKY MALKOVICH, The Southern, to ArticleHardin County, ILSheriff calls in state policeCharges of burglary and theft have been filed against two inmates accused of ...

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NM city gets $1 million in leftover cash from police evidence room

Albuquerque Journal,, policeone.comBYLINE: Dan McKay, Albuquerque JournalLink to ArticleAlbuquerque, NMThe money has sat unclaimed for at least 10 yearsALBUQUERQUE — Albuquerque's operating budget for next year ...

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Walker County Sheriff's Office employee charged in gun thefts

Chattanooga Times Free Press, timesfreepress.comBYLINE: Staff ReportLink to ArticleWalker County, GAA Walker County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested and charged with 11 counts of felony theft Thursday after a GBI invest...

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Suffield Officer Arrested, Fired After Missing Evidence Probe, Chief Says

Hartford Courant, courant.comBYLINE: ANTHONY DILORENZO, FOX CTLink to ArticleSuffield, CTJeremy C. DePietro (Town of Suffield / May 18, 2012) SUFFIELD —— A veteran police officer who was arrested last wee...

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Ex Hatboro cop surrenders on charges of abusing his position to get drugs

Calkins Media, Inc., phillyburbs.comBYLINE: Matt Coughlin Staff Writer, to ArticleHatboro, PABecker prelim: Former Hatboro policeman, John Becker, 42,(center) is led out of District Court in Hatb...

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Walker County sheriff’s employee faces 11 felonies for stealing guns

CatWalkChatt, walkermessenger.comBYLINE: Matt LedgerWalker County, GAThomas Scott DavisA civilian employee of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office is facing arrest following a GBI investigation that began Monday.An arrest warra...

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RI police dispatcher charged with stealing $8K

The Boston Globe, boston.comBYLINE: The Associated PressLink to ArticleWest Greenwich, RIWEST GREENWICH, R.I.—A Rhode Island police dispatcher has been charged with stealing $8,000 from an evidence room by climbing through a ...

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Sheriff's Office beefs up security for evidence room

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Chad Smith, Staff writer, to ArticleAlachua County, FLAlachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell is shown next to a new, reenforced firearms locker during a t...

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Ret. East Haven Detective Charged with Stealing from Evidence Locker

Shore Publishing, The Courier, The Day Publishing Company, theday.comBYLINE: Courier StaffLink to ArticleEast Haven, CTRetired East Haven Police detective Michael D'Amato was profiled by the Courier in 2006 for his extensive ...

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Ex-West Melbourne police chief sues city over termination

Cox Media Group, WFTV 9, wftv.comLink to ArticleWest Melbourne, FLWEST MELBOURNE, Fla. —The former West Melbourne police chief is suing the city and several council members over his firing last week.The council voted 5-2 to t...

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UPDATE: Airport police chief resigns, arrested

Freedom Communications, News Herald, newsherald.comBYLINE: CHRIS SEGAL / News Herald WriterLink to ArticleBay County, FLTony WalkerFormer deputy faces gun theft chargesWEST BAY — The former airport police chief was arrested a...

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Charges against McHenry cop may hurt other cases

Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.comBYLINE: Robert McCoppin, Chicago Tribune reporter, to ArticleMcHenry, ILProsecutor's office notifies defense attorneys of potential evidence problemsDale Hojnacki, ...

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Source of drugs in Hanford cop case probed

The Fresno Bee, fresnobee.comBYLINE: Lewis Griswold - The Fresno BeeLink to ArticleHanford, CAA Hanford police officer arrested on suspicion of drug possession appears to have gotten them from people he busted, Hanford police...

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Former Stafford police officer acquitted in theft trial

ABC Inc., KTRK-TV/DT Houston, TX, to ArticleStafford, TXFormer Stafford officer Paul Germany was indicted on felony charges of theft and abuse of official capacity, according to the Stafford Police De...

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Our view: The costs of corruption

Northwest Herald, nwherald.comBYLINE: Northwest Herald Editorial BoardLink to ArticleMcHenry, ILThere are hidden costs to public corruption.As more details emerge in the case of a former McHenry police officer accused of stea...

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Granite Falls ex-police chief focus of investigation

The Daily Herald Co., heraldnet.comBYLINE: Rikki King and Eric Stevick, Herald Writers, to ArticleGranite Falls, COAbout $2,000 was returned after an investigation of Tony Domish's time leading the Gra...

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Former ASO evidence tech acquitted of theft charge

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Chad Smith Staff writerLink to ArticleAlachua County, FLCharles Smith listens to testimony during his trial at the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center Thursday. He was found not ...

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IMPD deputy chief cleared in Bisard evidence mix-up, back on the job

WXIN-TV, fox59.comBYLINE: Russ McQuaidLink to ArticleIndianapolis, INTop-ranking policewoman cleared in Bisard evidence mix-upVal Cunningham (May 1, 2012)Indianapolis - Deputy Chief Val Cunningham has returned to work at the ...

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15 years after rape, 'lost' case comes to trial

The Detroit News, detroitnews.comBYLINE: Laura BermanLink to ArticleDetroit, MIThe victim calls the police immediately after a sexual assault by a man she says she doesn't know.After the police arrive in the early morning hou...

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Fmr. Wilson Co. Deputy Sentenced To 18 Years

NewsChannel 5 WTVF-TV Nashville TN, newschannel5.comLink to ArticleWilson County, TNWILSON COUNTY, Tenn. – A former Wilson County Deputy who pleaded guilty to federal charges of official misconduct was sentenced to more than ...

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Former East St. Louis police chief gets 1 year for theft

Belleville News-Democrat, bnd.comBYLINE: CAROLYN P. SMITH - News-DemocratLink to ArticleEast St. Louis, ILMichael Baxton in a 2008 file photo. - BNDA federal judge sentenced former East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Baxton t...

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Editorial: Breach at ASO

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleAlachua County, FLWho has been watching the watchers in the Alachua County Sheriff's Office evidence room?It's disturbing that the question even has to be asked. Ther...

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Ex-Sheriff's Office Worker Sentenced For Theft

The E.W. Scripps Co., KKTV ABC 7 News, thedenverchannel.comBYLINE: Thomas Hendrick, News EditorLink to ArticlePueblo County, COPUEBLO, Colo. -- A former employee of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office has been sentenced to pro...

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Missing evidence at drug depository spurs BPD probe

Boston Herald and Herald Media, bostonherald.comBYLINE: O’Ryan Johnson, to ArticleBoston, MAAn internal police investigation was launched into how evidence has gone missing from the Boston P...

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Ex-Local Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Taking Pistols From Evidence Room

BYLINE: Paul J. GatelyLink to ArticleWaco, TXRob Williams (Jail photo)WACO (April 20, 2012) -- Former Texas State Technical College police Chief Robert Ashley "Rob" Williams pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of abuse of offic...

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Former Florence investigator faces drug charges

Media General Communications Holdings, LLC., SC NOW, scnow.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleOne VideoFlorence County, SCSheriff’s department investigates one of its own for stealing drugs from evidenceAdam Moore Credit: FLORENCE COU...

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Sheriff's Office evidence could be tainted

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Chad Smith, Staff writerLink to ArticleAlachua County, FLEvidence from a 2010 drug bust at the Alachua County Sheriff's Office. gainesville.comCharles Allen Smith, the former eviden...

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Sergeant's suit charges Bergen County police with misconduct

The Record, North Jersey Media Group Inc., northjersey.comBYLINE: JAMES QUIRK STAFF WRITER, The Record, to ArticleBergen County, NJA sergeant with the Bergen County Police Department has filed a $3 m...

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Two indicted in theft of heroin from Will County sheriff’s evidence container

Sun-Times Media, LLC. The SouthtownStar, southtownstar.suntimes.comBYLINE: JON SEIDEL Sun-Times Media to ArticleWill County, ILTerry D. Jenkins A Will County grand jury indicted two men Wednesday for ...

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Brian Stanley: Convict sees chance to score big

Sun-Times Media, LLC., The Hearld-News, heraldnews.suntimes.comBYLINE: Brian StanleyLink to ArticleWill County, ILGary IrwinInvestigators say it was early October when Gary D. Irwin got the idea for the score of his life.Irwi...

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Former Carter County sheriff pleads guilty to federal gun charges

Southeast Missourian, semissourian.comBYLINE: Michelle Friedrich ~ Daily American RepublicLink to ArticleCarter County, MOTommy AdamsFormer Carter County, Mo., Sheriff Tommy Adams pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to ill...

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Probe into drug-money theft in Surprise grows cold, azcentral.comBYLINE: D.S. Woodfill Link to ArticleSurprise, AZSurprise police will continue internal investigationA criminal investigation into the theft of $33,000 in drug money from the Surprise Police Depart...

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Missing evidence results in plea deal in Tulsa double murder

World Publishing Co., Tulsa World, tulsaworld.comBYLINE: Staff ReportsLink to ArticleTulsa, OKPhillip Anthony Summers A Tulsa man who previously was sentenced to die in a double-murder case pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduc...

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West Mifflin ex-police chief to be sentenced for federal crimes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Jan Ackerman / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleMifflin, PAWest Mifflin's former police chief is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for drug convictions and obstru...

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Trumann detective fired after investigation

Poinsett County Democrat Tribune, democrattribune.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleTrumann, ARTrumann police investigator Erik Willbanks was fired March 7 following an investigation into former Police Chief Tony's Rusher use of pres...

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Narcotics Detective to be Arraigned for Drug Theft

Bay City Television, Inc., XETV San Diego6-The CW, sandiego6.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleCarlsbad, CAA narcotics detective accused of theft and drug possession is set to be arraigned Friday.Michael Koch was arrested in January ...

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