Man charged with burglarizing evidence locker where heroin went missing

Sun-Times Media, LLC. Chicago Sun-Times, suntimes.comBYLINE: JON SEIDEL Sun-Times Media to ArticleWill County, ILTerry D. Jenkins The theft of three kilograms of heroin from a Will County sheriff’s ev...

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Jurors blamed for missing evidence

San Antonio Express-News, mySA, mysanantonio.comBYLINE: Craig Kapitan, Antonio, TXAfter sending a man to prison last Friday for burning a young boy, two jurors tried to leave the courthouse with e...

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Fort Wayne police keep eye on evidence in move

The Associated Press, The Journal Gazette, Cox Media Group, ktvu.comBYLINE: DOMINIC ADAMS Link to ArticleFort Wayne, INFORT WAYNE, Ind. — Capt. Shane Lee's task is to make sure the Fort Wayne Police Department's move from its...

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Ex-Calcasieu deputy ordered to pay $100K in restitution for money missing from evidence room

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, American Press, The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises, therepublic.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleCalcasieu Parish, LALAKE CHARLES, La. — A judge has ordered a former Calcasieu Parish deputy to pa...

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Sheriff’s Office clerk resigns after grand theft arrest

Bradenton Hearld, bradenton.comBYLINE: LAURA C. MOREL — to ArticleManatee County, FLMANATEE - A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office property clerk resigned late last month after he was arrested for taking...

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Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty to Misconduct, Sentenced to Probation

The Foundation, hinsdale.patch.comBYLINE: Joe O'Donnell, to ArticleClarendon Hills, ILNumerous felony counts against Daniel Ryan were dropped in a plea agreement that led to two years' pro...

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Fullerton police employee arrested in cash thefts

Orange County Register Communications, ocregister.comBYLINE: SEAN EMERY / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTERLink to ArticleFullerton, CAFULLERTON – A Fullerton police employee was arrested on suspicion of grand theft Thursday after a...

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Civilian worker held in theft of money from police property room

Los Angeles Times, latimesblogs.latimes.comLink to ArticleFullerton, CAA longtime civilian employee with the Fullerton Police Department was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing money from the agency's property room.Apr...

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State investigates problems in Ormond police evidence room

The Daytona Beach News-Journal, news-journalonline.comBYLINE: LYDA LONGA, Staff writer, Beach, FLCorey FontanaFor more than two decades, Ormond Beach police's evidence unit was fraught with so m...

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Audit: Poulsbo PD need to tighten oversight of evidence locker

Fisher Communications, Inc., KOMO News Network, komonews.comBYLINE: Denise WhitakerLink to ArticleOne VideoPoulsbo, WAPOULSBO, Wash. -- A state audit found Poulsbo Police Department lacked oversight over its own evidence lock...

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TBI Arrests Former McMinn County Sheriff's Deputy, chattanoogan.comLink to ArticleMcMinn County, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a former McMinn County Sheriff’s Office deputy for one count of official oppression after he was indicted ...

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Former Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Sheriff's Evidence

Gray Television, Inc., KKTV 11 News, kktv.comBYLINE: Associated Press, KKTV / APLink to ArticlePueblo County, COTara Adame Admits To Taking MoneyGuilty. That is the plea entered in by a former Sheriff’s Office employee who wa...

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'I turn into an animal,' says ex-Utah deputy facing DUI and possession charges

The Deseret News, deseretnews.comBYLINE: Geoff Liesik, Deseret News, to ArticleEmery County, UTFormer Emery County sheriff's deputy Clayton Bell was arrested Oct. 16, 2011. Investigators say Bell admit...

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Fired ex-Bunnell cop denies drug charges

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The Daytona Beach News-Journal, FRANK FERNANDEZ, Staff writer, to ArticleBunnell, FLBUNNELL -- Former Bunnell police Lt. John Murray denied he took some marijua...

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Cash, cocaine disappear from Nanaimo RCMP investigation

The Victoria Times Colonist, Postmedia Network Inc., The Province, theprovince.comBYLINE: Katie Derosa, Times Colonist, to ArticleNanaimo, BCNanaimo RCMP say evidence from a drug investigation — ...

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Piscataway police veteran gets 3-year sentence for stealing cocaine from evidence valult

The Star-Ledger, New Jersey On-Line LLC, nj.comBYLINE: Sue Epstein/The Star-LedgerLink to ArticlePiscataway, NJPiscataway police officer pleaded guilty to stealing an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the depart...

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No Charges, Early Retirement for Officer Caught Stealing [Poll], MarlboroughPatch, marlborough.patch.comBYLINE: Josh Gray,Link to ArticleMarlborough, MACredit Josh GrayDet. Derek Johnson confessed to stealing money from the Marlborough evidence room.City officials have revealed ...

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Hank Investigates: Veteran cop stole from evidence room

Sunbeam Television Corp, WHDH-TV 7NEWS, whdh.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleOne VideoMarlborough, MAOn just one station--thousands of dollars swiped from a local police evidence room, but who took the money? Hank’s exclusive inves...

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Police Evidence Room: Drugs, Blood, Bikes, Guns

2012-02-16_Police Evidence Room_02, NapaPatch, napa.patch.comBYLINE: Marsha Dorgan Link to ArticleNapa, CAInside the climate-controlled room where police store crime-scene evidence and items of value found around town.Community service officer Cindy ...

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Ex-Kingston detective gets 3 to 9 years for thefts

Poughkeepsie Journal, poughkeepsiejournal.comBYLINE: Larry Hertz, Poughkeepsie Journal, to ArticleKingston, NYFormer Ulster drug task force lieutenant admits stealing more than $200,000KINGSTON...

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Suspended western Pa. officer facing more charges

The Associated Press, Lebanon Daily News, ldnews.comLink to ArticleBraddock, PALIGONIER, Pa.—A suspended Pittsburgh-area police officer already awaiting trial on charges of stealing crack cocaine from a police evidence room n...

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Destroyed Gun Could Keep Suspect Off Death Row

WorldNow and KTUL, ktul.comBYLINE: Mike Massey Link to ArticleTulsa, OKA key piece of evidence in a high-profile murder is accidentally destroyed by Tulsa Police.The missing evidence could allow Phillip Summers to avoid the d...

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Boynton Beach police evidence hard to find in tight space

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The Palm Beach Post, palmbeachpost.comBYLINE: Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post Staff WriterLink to ArticleBoynton Beach, FLEvidence Detective Daniel Cline looks for an item inside the evidence room at the Boynton Beach Police...

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Woodward former police detective charged with evidence theft

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The Oklahoman,, newsok.comBYLINE: RANDY ELLIS to ArticleWoodward, OKMichael Albert Morton, Christine England-Morton - Photos providedWOODWARD — A former police detective was accused Thursday o...

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Update: Former Tarrant police officer, charged with stealing guns, surrenders

The Birmingham News, Jeremy Gray -- The Birmingham NewsLink to ArticleTarrant, ALTARRANT, Alabama -- A former Tarrant police officer who resigned in January after a probe into guns stolen from the departmen...

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Trusted police employee arrested in Gulf Shores

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Alabama Live LLC., Kathy Jumper, Press-Register Link to ArticleGulf Shores, ALGulf Shores police civilian employee Barry Martin was arrested for allegedly stealing from the Police Department's evidence room...

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Four men plead guilty to stealing handguns from Blanding police

The Salt Lake Tribune, sltrib.comBYLINE: Melinda Rogers, The Salt Lake TribuneLink to ArticleBlanding, UTFour men who stole nine handguns from the Blanding Police Department in August have pleaded guilty to their crimes in U....

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Report delays ex-chief's case, newburyportnews.comBYLINE: Angeljean Chiaramida Staff writerLink to ArticleSalisbury, MAL'Esperance's lawyer requests consultant's 'audit' of evidence roomCHELSEA — The theft case against former Salisbury...

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CARLSBAD: No charges filed for Carlsbad cop as probe continues, DA spokesman says

North County Times, nctimes.comBYLINE: TERI FIGUEROA to ArticleCarlsbad, CAAn arraignment was canceled Friday and the investigation continues for a Carlsbad police officer accused of stealing drugs f...

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Officer In Trouble For Trying To Keep Confiscated Gun

NewsChannel 5 WTVF-TV, newschannel5.comBYLINE:Nick Beres, Link to ArticleOne VideoMurfreesboro, TNMURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Murfreesboro police officer faces possible termination after being accused of f...

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I-Team: Evidence missing from Woonsocket PD

NBC 10 WJAR, Turn to, turnto10.comBYLINE: Jim TaricaniWoonsocket, RIEvidence in a criminal case involving the Woonsocket Police Department is missing, the NBC 10 I-Team reported Thursday.The I-Team found out that two y...

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Vancouver police open doors to new $45-million digs

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The Province, Pacific Newspaper Group Inc., theprovince.comBYLINE: SUSAN LAZARUK, The Province, to ArticleVancouver, BCProperty cutsodian Terry Zulynik looks over a confiscated weapon at the new V...

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P.G. officer being tried in missing-guns case

The Washington Times, washingtontimes.comBYLINE: Andrea NobleLink to ArticlePrince George County, MDDefense blames task-force negligenceA Prince George's County police officer assigned to a state gun seizure task force stole ...

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Lyons: Police evidence room report raises questions

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, heraldtribune.comBYLINE: Tom LyonsLink to ArticleSarasota, FLA local attorney called last week to say he had a newsworthy report in hand, but didn't want to say where he got it, and wanted to rema...

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Chief: Drug testing key to stopping rogue cops

The Boston Hearld, bostonherald.comBYLINE: Matt Stout - to ArticleAttleboro, MAThe police chief hunting for the “rogue cop” who swiped drugs from Attleboro Police Department’s evidence room ...

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Former Local Campus Police Chief Arrested On Sealed Indictment

Gray Television, Inc., kwtx.comLink to ArticleWaco, TXRob Williams (Jail photo)The former chief of a local campus police force was arrested on his birthday Friday after he was named in a sealed indictment that accuses him of ...

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Cleaning up the missing evidence mess

citizen-times.comAsheville, NCThe audit of the Asheville Police Department evidence room shows what everyone had feared: A lot of evidence is missing, especially drugs. There is no substitute for thorough, strict safeguards t...

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Preliminary hearing set for former Caddo police chief

Durant Daily Democrat, is in Durant, OKBYLINE: Link to ArticleCaddo, OKA preliminary hearing has been set for the former Caddo police chief accused of stealing a firearm from the department’s evidence locke...

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Investigation into drug theft allegations will go north to Clearwater

Kamloops Daily News, kamloopsnews.caBYLINE: Jason Hewlett, Daily News Staff ReporterLink to ArticleMerritt, BCStaff Sgt. Stuart Seib CFJC-TVRCMP will investigate Staff Sgt. Stuart Seib’s time as head of the Clearwater detachm...

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Wolfeboro police officer convicted of drug theft, newhampshirelakesandmountains.comBYLINE: Elissa PaquetteLink to ArticleWolfeboro, NHROGER MARTEL in the booking photo from the Carroll County Jail, taken Jan. 5, as he was booked to serve hi...

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Losing crime evidence a worry with LAPD system

The Daily Breeze, dailybreeze.comBYLINE: C.J. Lin, Staff Writer, to ArticleLos Angeles, CAAUDIT: Report months ago found errors, but replacing old tracker will take time.Six months after an audit expo...

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Burlington police arrest evidence technician

Associated Press, Times-Republican, timesrepublican.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleBurlington, IABURLINGTONBurlington police are reviewing evidence from several pending cases after the department's evidence custodian was arrested ...

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Police arrest staff member

The Hawk Eye, thehawkeye.comBYLINE: JOHN MANGALONZO to ArticleBurlington, IAEvidence technician charged with drug possessionBurlington Police officials are going through every piece of evidence ...

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At Embattled State Crime Lab, Limits On Evidence Set

The Hartford Courant, courant.comBYLINE: JOSH KOVNER, to ArticleHartford, CTThe expert panel wrestling with a huge backlog of untested DNA cases at the state crime lab has for the first time set limits...

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Defense attorney: SPD audit could have far-reaching results

Fisher Interactive Network, komonews.comBYLINE: Jon HumbertLink to ArticleOne VideoSeattle, WASEATTLE -- The Seattle Police Department's audit of potential misconduct has not yet begun, but it is already coming under public s...

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Cigarette butt DNA leads to local man's arrest

The Daily Record, dailyrecordnews.comBYLINE: BARB OWENS staff writerLink to ArticleEllensburg, WASuspected of using obituaries to target homesAn alleged burglar's discarded cigarette butt and statements about using obituaries...

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Piscataway Police Officer Admits Drug Theft

WWW.NJTODAY.NET, njtoday.netBYLINE: Link to ArticlePiscataway, NJNEW BRUNSWICK — A Piscataway police officer today admitted stealing an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the department’s evidence officer, Middle...

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Moss Point working to remedy problems with police department's evidence room

The Mississippi Press, blog.gulflive.comBYLINE: April M. Havens, The Mississippi Press Link to ArticleMoss Point, MSKeith Davis, Moss Point police chiefMOSS POINT, Mississippi -- City aldermen's first meeting of 2012 was cont...

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Euclid police chief ends career amid controversy

The Plain Dealer, blog.cleveland.comBYLINE: Pat Galbincea, The Plain DealerLink to ArticleEuclid, OHEuclid -- Jim Repicky has been a police officer for 32 years, but two of his worst days occurred in the past four years.Eight...

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Albany officer suspended in fireworks’ probe

Hearst Communications Inc., Times Union, timesunion.comBYLINE: Brendan J. LyonsLink to ArticleAlbany, NYALBANY — An Albany police officer was suspended Monday as department officials investigate allegations he took fireworks ...

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