JUL
08

West Midlands Police officer sacked over theft and drugs (Great Britain)


A police officer based in Wolverhampton has been sacked from the force after stealing drugs from an evidence room. July 8, 2016 Benjamin Hughes, formerly PC 20821 Hughes, had pleaded guilty to one count of theft by an employee and one of possession of a class 'B' controlled drug namely cannabis before magistrates in Coventry on June 16. He was dism...
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JUL
01

Police backtrack on statements that no cases have been affected


Police board questions why they were not told of missing evidence June 30, 2016 he Halifax Regional Police are double-checking that no cases were affected by the loss or theft of exhibits from the evidence vaults at police headquarters. Despite Supt. Jim Perrin's assertion last week during a news conference that he "would have heard" if missing evi...
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JUN
30

Halifax police ordered to disclose audits after evidence snafu


Senior officers with the Halifax Regional Police faced a rebuke Thursday afternoon over a lack of communication around a damning audit that found scores of drug and money exhibits couldn't be located in police vaults. Jun 30, 2016 Senior officers with the Halifax Regional Police faced a rebuke Thursday afternoon over a lack of communication ar...
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JUN
14

B.C. Mountie charged with theft after guns taken from evidence locker


The review found evidence that exhibits which were supposed to be destroyed may have been improperly processed or handled. June 14, 2016 LILLOOET, B.C. - A British Columbia Mountie has been charged with theft after guns and other items were allegedly taken from an evidence locker.  A statement from the RCMP says an internal audit and review of...
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AUG
17

Former Chilliwack RCMP exhibit custodian convicted of theft, breach of trust

The Province, theprovince.com
BYLINE: Paul J. Henderson, Chilliwack Times

Chilliwack, BC


Scales of Justice

Jaime Tiller wept openly before and after a BC Supreme Court jury declared her guilty of theft and breach of trust for stealing $2,800 from the Chilliwack RCMP exhibit room in 2011.

The nine women and three men of the jury deliberated for nearly two days before deciding on the guilty verdicts Friday morning.

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APR
07

Gambling addict who stole $116,000 from Mission RCMP exhibits gets 18 months in jail

The Province, theprovince.comBYLINE: Jennifer Saltman, The Province, to ArticleDistrict of Mission, BCFILE PHOTO: Former Mission RCMP exhibit custodian April Smith says she disgraced herself, her family and the officers and employees of the Mis...
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JUL
31

Mission employee pleads guilty to breach of trust

Mission City Record, missioncityrecord.comBYLINE: Carol Aun - Mission City RecordMission, BCimage credit: RCMP RCMPA former guard looking after the exhibit room at the Mission RCMP detachment has pleaded guilty to breach of trust in B.C. Supreme Court this week.The case agai...
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FEB
20

$116,000 stolen from police station

Mission City Record, missioncityrecord.comBYLINE: Carol Aun - Mission City RecordMission, BCimage credit: Record file imageA District of Mission employee was charged this week in connection with the disappearance of $116,000 from the Mission RCMP detachment's main exhibit ro...
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FEB
06

Ret. RCMP Cpl. Blair Ross sentenced to 18 months

cbc.radio-canada, cbc.caEastern P.E.I., CNMore than 300 pills stolen over course of a yearRCMP Cpl. Blair Ross says he stole the drugs because he was suffering from back pain. (CBC)An RCMP officer from eastern P.E.I., who recently retired, has been sentenced to 18 months in ...
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AUG
14

Regina cop charged with theft resigns from force

CBC/Radio Canada, CBC News, cbc.caBYLINE: Regina, SaskatchewanDarryl Blampied, seen here at the courthouse in 2012, will be back in court Sept. 9 to deal with charges of theft and possession of stolen property. (CBC)A Regina police officer accused of stealing a Home Depot gi...
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JUL
03

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 ultimately avoid a trial altogether.Shawn Buckley...
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JUN
07

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: Files , PNGKAMLOOPS, B.C. — More charges have been la...
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MAY
27

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 locker.Senior media relations officer Sgt. Rob Vermeule...
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FEB
23

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 — $10,000 in cash and a small amount of cocaine — ha...
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JAN
24

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 Vancouver Police Property Office and Forensic Stora...
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JAN
12

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 detachment in order to see how far back his alleged drug ...
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NOV
17

Cocaine stolen from Burnaby evidence locker

Metro Vancouver, metronews.caBYLINE: MATT KIELTYKA, METRO VANCOUVERLink to ArticleBurnaby, BC, CanadaA City of Burnaby employee has been fired and charged with theft for allegedly stealing cocaine out of RCMP evidence storage. Burnaby RCMP announced yesterday that Gary Read,...
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NOV
13

Evidence vault holds it all

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Calgary Sun, cnews.canoe.caBYLINE: Nadia Moharib, Calgary SunLink to ArticleCalgary, AB, CanadaCalgary Police Service evidence storage facility supervisor R.G. Hemlow among items stored at the facility in Calgary, Alberta, on November 12, 2011. )(MIKE DREW/QMI AGENCYCALGARY ...
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MAY
16

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 an arrest in a street-level drugs and money bust.Th...
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JUN
30

Yellowknife Mountie charged over cash missing from evidence locker

The Edmonton Journal edmontonjournal.com / vancouversun.comYellowknife NT CNEditorialEDMONTON — A Yellowknife RCMP officer has been charged in connection with money missing from an evidence locker and threats made to fellow officers.Sgt. Larry O'Brien has been charged with t...
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NOV
27

Murder conviction gets review;

The Gazette (Montreal)BYLINE: BRUCE OWEN, Winnipeg Free PressWinnipeg, CanadaMissing evidence: Judge may let man out on bail for ChristmasConvicted murderer Frank Ostrowski could spend his first Christmas in 23 years at home in the company of family and friends instead of in...
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