Former police detective accused of stealing $200K

The Associated Press State & Local WireKingston, NYA former lieutenant with the Kingston city police is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the department and the county. Prosecutors accused retired Detective Lt. Timo...

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Police say DNA helped solve 30-year-old murder

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The Chicago TribuneBYLINE: Art Barnum, Tribune reporter, to ArticleChicago, ILTrial of deaf man in girlfriend's fatal stabbing may involve up to 3 sign-language interpretersGary Albert was arrested in ...

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9 of 10 arrested in HPD locker raid indicted

hattiesburgamerican.comBYLINE: Jesse Bass, American Staff WriterHattiesburg, MSHattiesburg Police Department's evidence locker was raided by burglars Aug. 20. After the heist, an undisclosed amount of marijuana was discovered...

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DNA match leads to more burglary charges for man in prison

Lincoln Journal Star, journalstar.comBYLINE: LORI PILGERLink to ArticleLincoln, NEDavid R. Morgan (courtesy photo)Police say they now can put a name to a DNA profile charged in a "John Doe" arrest warrant in December for a 20...

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KBI investigates break in of Bonner PD evidence room

The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville ChieftainThe Chieftain, The BonnerSprings.com, bonnersprings.comBYLINE: Staff Reporthttp://www.bonnersprings.com/news/2011/jun/09/kbi-investigates-break-bonner-pd-evidence-room/Link to ArticleB...

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Ex-excise officer sentenced for theft

The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Rebecca Green, courts, 260-461-8283, to ArticleWhitley County, INA former Indiana state excise police officer was sentenced to two years in prison after he admi...

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DA Won’t Prosecute Missing-Evidence Case

Albuquerque Journal Online Edition, abqjournal.comBy ABQnews StaffLink to ArticleColfax County, NMFollowing a months-long investigation by New Mexico State Police and the 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office into the disap...

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Former Yuma police officer charged

Yuma Sun, yumasun.comBYLINE: JAMES GILBERT, SUN STAFF WRITER, , AZA former Yuma police officer remains behind bars, charged for allegedly stealing nearly $11,000 in cash from evidence storage to suppor...

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Justice delayed in rape cases

The Houston Chronicle, chron.comBYLINE: ANITA HASSAN, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, to ArticleHouston, TXMany assault kits untested; little progress made at HPD lab after 5 yearsFive years ago, when the troubl...

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Investigator Can't Determine What Happened To Missing Drugs

WTOV9.comLink to ArticleOne VideoMarshall County, WVMARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. -- After the prescription drug fentanyl went missing from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office in January, deputies started an investigation, looking ...

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Ex-SF criminalist Deborah Jean Madden gets rehab, not jail

The Esaminer, sfexaminer.comBYLINE: Mike Aldax, Examiner Staff Writer, to ArticleSan Francisco, CADeborah Jean Madden, the ex-San Francisco criminalist who admitted to skimming cocaine from The City’...

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NY rape victim leads project to catch predators

Link to ArticleThe Associated Press State & Local WireBYLINE: FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press Long Island, NYNatasha Alexenko wants more rapists in prison.A sexual assault survivor who waited 15 years to see her assailant brou...

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Stearns County Sheriff's Office

www.sctimes.comBYLINE: Dave AeikensStearns County, MNDeposit unused, expired medications safelyA month into its prescription drug drop-off program, Stearns County is hoping to attract more business.The county sheriff’s office...

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Former Police Chief Charged With Stealing Guns

West Virginia Media, wtrf.comBYLINE: Dave EliasMartins Ferry, OHFormer Martins Ferry Police Chief Barry Carpenter is indicted on theft of firearms charges. ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -- Court documents obtained by WTRF reveal that...

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Former Long Beach Police officer sentenced to one year in jail for embezzlement

Press-Telegram, presstelegram.comBYLINE: Tracy Manzer Staff Writer, , 562-499-1261Link to ArticleLong Beach, CADamian Ramos given credit for time served, on probation for three yearsLOS ANGELES -...

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DNA, John Doe indictment undoing of elusive ‘Rock Burglar’

Sonoran News, sonorannews.comBYLINE: LINDA BENTLEYLink to ArticleMaricopa County, AZ‘In the end, it was cutting-edge police technology used by my Fountain Hills detectives that led us to this criminal’PHOENIX – Maricopa Count...

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APD evidence room inventory to begin

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: Clarke MorrisonAsheville, NCA team of former officers led by a retired crime scene analyst is expected to begin the painstaking process this week of inspecting, cataloging a...

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Inmates handled LPD evidence

Gwinnett Daily Post, gwinnettdailypost.comBYLINE: Josh Green, Staff Writer, , GAPolice dept. maintains chain-of-custody question a non-issueLAWRENCEVILLE — When Lawrenceville polic...

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DNA Match Leads to Arrest for 12 Auto Burglaries, Vandalism

Multimedia Holdings Corporation, First Coast News, firstcoastnews.comLink to ArticleSt. Augustine, FLChristopher Charles Craft-Mitchell ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Police investigating 15 automobile burglaries in one day have trac...

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Police employee on leave after 'cash accounting irregularities’ found in evidence room

Post Publishing Company, Inc., The Salisbury Evening Post, salisburypost.comLink to ArticleSalisbury, NCSALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has placed its evidence and property custodian on paid administrative leave a...

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Salisbury Police employee placed on leave

Post Publishing Company, Inc., salisburypost.comtrongSalisbury, NCSALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has placed its evidence and property custodian on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate “cash accoun...

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Police arrest Arizona's suspected "Rock Burglar"

Thomson Reuters, reuters.comBYLINE: David SchwartzLink to ArticleMaricopa County, AZ(Reuters) - Police arrested a suspect as Arizona's notorious "Rock Burglar" on Friday after a 17-year crime spree that netted more than $10 m...

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Assumption deputy pleads guilty to 438 malfeasance, drug charges

DailyComet.com, dailycomet.comBYLINE: Eric Heisig, Staff WriterAssumption, LALouis Lambert DailyComet.comNAPOLEONVILLE — A former Assumption sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty to 438 malfeasance and drug charges Tuesday morning,...

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Former NH detective sentenced for theft

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comSECTION: STATE AND REGIONALFarmington, NHA former New Hampshire police detective has been sentenced to at least three months in jail for stealing ne...

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Wake sheriff's investigator accused of embezzlement

The News & Observer Publishing Company, newsobserver.comBLINE: Thomasi McDonald - Staff writer Link to ArticleWake County, NCRALEIGH -- The State Bureau of Investigation arrested a Wake County sheriff's investigator in early ...

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Matawan man, 47, charged with stealing cocaine

Asbury Park Press (New Jersey)SECTION: NJNEWSBYLINE: Joshua Burd | Staff Writer, Park, NJA township police officer has been charged with stealing cocaine from the department's evidence room while ...

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Former policeman admits 10 counts of child pornography possession

The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts)SECTION: NEWSBYLINE: By Andrew Amelinckx, Berkshire Eagle StaffAdams, MAPITTSFIELD -- A former Adams police officer pleaded guilty to 10 counts of child pornography possession Fr...

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Piscataway Cop Accused Of Stealing Cocaine

CMD Media LLC, njtoday.netLink to ArticlePiscataway, NJPISCATAWAY — A township police officer has been arrested and charged with taking an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the department’s evidence officer, Mid...

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NOPD evidence room is short $3,440 in cash, audit finds

The Times-Picayune, nola.comBYLINE: Times-Picayune Staff Link to ArticleNew Orleans, LANew Orleans police are investigating the disappearance of $3,440 in cash held at the NOPD's Central Evidence and Property Room, which was ...

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Stealing cigarettes from evidence room could cost cop his job

Mid-Hudson News Network, midhudsonnews.comLink to ArticleSaugerties, NYKINGSTON – A sergeant in the Saugerties Town Police Department faces an official misconduct charge for allegedly taking four packs of cigarettes from the ...

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RCMP constable docked five days pay for neglect of duty, discreditable conduct

Postmedia Network Inc, Ottawa Citizen, ottawacitizen.comBYLINE: Gary Dimmock, The Ottawa Citizen, , B.C.OTTAWA — Const. Matt Wright’s police work was anything but textbook the day he made a...

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Officers may take places of civilians

San Joaquin Media Group, recordnet.comBYLINE: Christian Burkin, Record Staff WriterLink to ArticleStockton, CAProperty clerk Stanley Dillard, left, trains Stockton police Officer Ben Lee in his job Thursday. CLIFFORD OTO/The ...

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Officer pleads guilty to drug, theft charges

The Associated Press State & Local WireSECTION: STATE AND REGIONALMuscatine, IAA former police officer in Muscatine has pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and second-degree theft.Forty-eight-year old Scott Burk was arrested...

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BRIEF: Prosperity Police chief indicted

The Newberry Observer, South CarolinaSECTION: STATE AND REGIONAL NEWSBYLINE: Cindy Pitts, Staff Writer, The Newberry Observer, S.C.Prosperity, SCA former Prosperity police chief is now facing charges.Former Police Officer and...

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New Details: Euclid Police memo mysteriously appears after being told it didn't exist

WorldNow and WOIO, a Raycom Media Station, woio.com, 19 Action NewsLink to ArticleEuclid, OH EUCLID, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has uncovered new documents in the investigation inside the Euclid Police Department.The latest i...

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Former Muscatine police officer pleads guilty to drug and theft charges

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, The Republic (Columbus, IN), therepublic.comMuscatine, IAMUSCATINE, Iowa — A former police officer in Muscatine has pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and second-degree theft.Forty-eight-year old Scott...

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Cop Stole Guns From Turn-In Program In Clarendon Hills, Police Allege

TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc., HUFFPOST CHICAGO, huffingtonpost.comLink to ArticleClarendon Hills, ILA former police officer is accused of stealing five weapons from a gun turn-in program run by his department.Daniel Ryan of Cl...

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Former evidence technician for Davie sheriff's office sentenced on drug-distribution charge

Winston-Salem Journal, journalnow.comBYLINE: MICHAEL HEWLETT | Winston-Salem Journal, to ArticleDavie County, NCMALINDA YORK Credit: YorkA former evidence technician for the Davie County Sheriff's O...

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Police: DNA used to make burglary arrest

The Post-Star, poststar.comLink to ArticleGlens Falls, NYGLENS FALLS -- DNA evidence has led to the arrest of an Argyle man on a charge he burglarized a Glens Falls real estate office last summer, police said.Frederick A. Sti...

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Hawkins sheriff's deputy arrested on theft charges

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALHawkins County, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Hawkins County sheriff's deputy on theft and related charges.The TBI said in a news release Thu...

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Slaying indictment called biased

Ventura County Star (California), SECTION: VENTURABYLINE: Raul Hernandez. 805-437-0264Ventura County, CAGrand jury member had job with sheriffThe state Supreme Court will consider whether to hear legal a...

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Files: Ex-chief upset, angry over arrest

Orlando Sentinel (Florida), LOCAL & BUSINESS; FLORIDA; Windermere scandal; Pg. B1BYLINE: Henry Pierson Curtis, staff writerWindermere, FLFormer Windermere police Chief Daniel Saylor reacted with dismay and anger at his arrest...

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EPD property room exceeds capacity

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The Edmond Sun, edmondsun.comBYLINE: Mark Schlachtenhaufen The Edmond SunLink to ArticleEdmond,OKEDMOND — Edmond officers are busier, leading to 1,272 more property items being submitted in 2010 over 2009, police said.Edmond ...

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Evidence room theft could compromise drug cases in Hawkins County

TimesNews, timesnews.netBYLINE: Jeff BoboLink to ArticleHawkins County, TNBrad DepewROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Monday that oxycodone and methadone pills stolen from his evidence storage room last ...

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Seized drugs reported stolen from evidence at medical examiner’s office

The Daily Hearld, heraldnet.comBYLINE: Diana Hefley, Herald WriterLink to ArticleSnohomish County, WAEnvelope an investigator handled missing evidence seized in probesEVERETT -- A master investigator with the Snohomish County...

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Asheville police evidence audits skimpy, suspect

Citizen-Times, citizen-times.comBYLINE: Joel Burgessand & Jon OstendorffAsheville, NCExpert: Complete inventories neededASHEVILLE — In more than a dozen inspections done before 2011, Asheville police gave their own evidence r...

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DNA leads to man's arrest in San Diego highway shootings

CBS News, CBS/AP/KFMB, cbsnews.comBYLINE: Casey GlynnLink to ArticleSan Diego, CAStephen Joseph Dragasits (Credit: KFMB)(CBS/AP/KFMB) SAN DIEGO - DNA found on bullet casings helped police nab the man they believe to be respon...

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Mayor: Euclid officer shot himself at police station during meeting with chief about investigation

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NEWS5ABC, newsnet5.comBYLINE: Garrett DowningLink to ArticleTwo VideosLink to Mayor's StatementLink to VideoEuclid, OHEUCLID, Ohio - The Euclid police officer who committed suicide at the station Wednesday morning was not coo...

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We need independent agency to guard evidence

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina), SECTION: OPINIONBYLINE: By, Bruce Clyne, AshevilleBuncombe County, NCThe citizens of Buncombe County are sick and tired of "evidence room" debacles that let criminals go back on t...

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Hogan cautions police in email

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: By, Jon OstendorffAsheville, NCOutgoing Police Chief Bill Hogan, in a memo to staff announcing he would retire, cautioned that coming months would be crucial for the departm...

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