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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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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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 o...

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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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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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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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 t...

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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 rec...

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$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 ...

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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, he...

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