Former Worthington Deputy Marshal pleads guilty to conversion

Greene County Daily World, gcdailyworld.comBYLINE: Sabrina Westfall, EditorWorthington, OHThe former Worthington Deputy Marshal accused of taking money from an evidence locker was sentenced in Monroe County last week.Donald R...

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Sheriff denies wrongdoing, feels 'betrayed'

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, cshoup@gannett,com Sandusky County, OH Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer and his sister Tracy Overmyer, Sandusky County Clerk of Courts. Photo: Moll...

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DIGGING DEEPER: Beloit Police Department investigation turns up missing evidence, lack of training

27abcWKOW, wkow.com BYLINE: Kristen Barbaresi VIDEO Beloit, WI BELOIT (WKOW)-- The Beloit Police Department is undergoing an overhaul of policies and practices after an investigation turned up serious problems. The city paid ...

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Investigation of sheriff puts drug task force at risk

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, Sandusky County, OH Kyle Overmyer, Sandusky County Sheriff. (Photo: Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger) FREMONT - County police chiefs ...

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Sauk Prairie Police add extra safety feature to prescription drug box after officer arrested for taking meds

27abcWKOW, wkow.com BYLINE: Gordon Severson Sauk Prairie, WI SAUK CITY (WKOW) -- The Sauk Prairie Police Department is taking extra precautions to prevent people from stealing prescription medication from their medication dro...

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UPDATE: Meeker County Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs, Toys

AM1240-WJON, wjon.com BYLINE: Jim Maurice Meeker County, MN Deputy Travis Sebring Photo:Meeker County Sheriff’s Office LITCHFIELD–The Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy who has been accused of stealing both drugs and toys has bee...

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Drug disposal procedures tightened at Savage PD

Savage Pacer, swnewsmedia.com/savage_pacerBYLINE: ALEX HALL , MNReport from 2014 found evidence of tamperingSavage Police Department File photoThe Savage Police Department made changes to procedure...

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Missing evidence items prompt state investigation into McArthur Police

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The Logan Daily News, logandaily.comBYLINE: TYLER BUCHANAN For The Logan Daily News, , OHA McArthur Police cruiser is seen in the Wild Turkey Festival Grande Parade. Courier file photoMcARTH...

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Man faces 50 felony charges accusing him of having arsenal in car in Akron

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The Plain Dealer, Northeast Ohio Media Group, cleveland.comBYLINE: Adam Ferrise, cleveland.comOctober 27, 2015Akron, OHRyan Peltan, 30, of Doylestown. Adam Ferrise, cleveland.comAKRON, Ohio — Police confiscated nearly two doz...

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State Troopers Investigating Incident Involving Columbus Police Department's Property Storage Room And Narcotics

1340 AM WBIW, wbiw.comBYLINE: WBIW » News » stateColumbus, IN(COLUMBUS) - A Columbus police officer has resigned and the Indiana State Police are investigating an incident involving the Columbus Police Department's property s...

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Cops fail lie detector tests in $18K missing money probe

WXIX, FOX19 NOW, fox19.comBYLINE: Jody Barr, Investigative ReporterVideoGoshen Township, OH(FOX19 NOW)GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - UPDATE: FOX19 NOW has obtained raw interview audio recordings of the two Goshen police office...

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Police property room takes green approach

The Blade (Toledo, Ohio), STATE AND REGIONAL NEWSBYLINE: Bridget Tharp, The Blade, Toledo, OhioToledo, OHOct. 06--Most of the stolen flat-screen televisions, confiscated firearms and samurai swords, and shoplifted retail clot...

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Cold case murder case results in arrest

Dayton News, hcnonline.comChambers County, OHKevin Edison SmithFourteen years after the lifeless body of 13-year-old Krystal Jean Baker was discovered lying beneath the Trinity River Bridge on Interstate 10 on March 5, 1996, ...

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Prosecutors probe use of chief's police powers;

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio), NEWSBYLINE: Jennifer Baker and Quan TruongLincoln Heights, OHLINCOLN HEIGHTS - By the end of the week, Lincoln Heights will lose another police chief embroiled in yet another controversy in thi...

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Former Officer Sentenced After Stealing Drugs

Link to ArticleOne VideoPleasant Hill, IADan Edwards Will Avoid Prison TimeDES MOINES, Iowa -- A former Pleasant Hill police officer appeared in court Friday morning for sentencing on three charges.Dan Edwards was charged wit...

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Police property room takes green approach;

Toledo Blade (Ohio), City Final Edition, SECOND NEWS; Pg. B1BYLINE: BRIDGET THARP BLADE STAFF WRITERToledo, OHGoods are sold, claimed for city's use Most of the stolen flat-screen televisions, confiscated firearms and samurai...

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Audit Shows $2,000 Missing From Police Department

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, news-register.netBYLINE: MIKE HUGHESLink to ArticleMartins Ferry, OHA state audit of the city of Martins Ferry's finances recently revealed that more than $2,000 is missing from the...

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Zionsville police chief subject of ISP probe

LIN Television Corporation, WTSHTV8, wishtv.comBYLINE: Gene Rodriguez Link to ArticleZionsville, INZIONSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - Another central Indiana law enforcement official is under investigation. But 24-Hour News 8 has lear...

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LOST IN THE SHUFFLE;

The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin), SECTION: THE CAP TIMES; Pg. 18BYLINE: By STEVEN ELBOW » The Capital Times » County, WIPOLICE HAVE THROWN OUT OR LOST EVIDENCE IN AT LEAST FOUR DANE COUNTY COLD CA...

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Former police captain sentenced

fox19.comLink to ArticleFelicity, OHBATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A former captain with the Felicity Police Department was sentenced Monday on a tampering with evidence charge.Delmas "Gee" Pack, 42, was given two years of probation a...

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Police Chief Places Himself On Paid Leave

TheIndyChannel.com, 6 News On Your Sidehttp://www.theindychannel.com/news/25909446/detail.htmlLink to ArticleLink to VideoZionsville, INZionsville Police Chief Rick DowdenDowden's Actions Under MicroscopeZIONSVILLE, Ind. -- Z...

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Report: Evidence gone or destroyed in 4 cold cases

The Capital Times, http://www.madison.com/tct, The Associated Press State & Local WireMadison, WIA newspaper report says at least four of 10 older, unsolved murder cases being investigated by the Dane County Sheriff's Office,...

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Excise officer fired;

The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Jeff Wiehe | The Journal Gazette | Wayne INBishopnamed in evidence-room theftsFORT WAYNE – An Indiana State Excise Police officer was locked up and lost his ...

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Ex-deputy admits to theft

THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH www.dispatch.comBYLINE: Randy LudlowLink to ArticleFayette County, OHA former Fayette County deputy sheriff pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing $29,903 in cash from the office's property room.Douglas Co...

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Most weapons stolen from Harvey shooting range recovered

ChicagoTribune.comBYLINE: Kristen Schorsch and Matthew Walberg, Tribune reportersLink to ArticleHarvey, ILThieves tried to bury guns in wooded area, officials sayMost of the weapons stolen from a Harvey shooting range were re...

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Longtime Muskegon Heights police official in line for chief's job

Muskegon Chronicle, mlive.comBYLINE: Eric Gaertner, Muskegon ChronicleMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- Lt. Lynne Gill, who has filled in as chief several times during his nearly 20 years working for the Police Departme...

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State Police investigating Heights police dept.

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan), A; Pg. 1BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERS AND JOHN S. HAUSMANMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- The Muskegon Heights Police Department has not properly secured evidence from hundreds of cases in ...

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Update: Pleasant Hill Officer Arrested Faces Additional Charges

Targeted News ServicePleasant Hill, IAThe Iowa Department of Public Safety issued the following news release:Today Sergeant Daniel Herbert Edwards, 42, of the Pleasant Hill Police Department turned himself in to the Division ...

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Evidence room holds key to illegal activity

St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota), SECTION: WISCONSINBYLINE: PEDRO OLIVEIRA JR. The Janesville GazetteWalworth County, WIELKHORN, Wis. Detective David Fladten is Walworth County's evidence guardian.His well-protected and car...

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Pleasant Hill officer tied to drugs is fired

DesMoinesRegister.comBYLINE: JASON PULLIAM and TOM ALEX - Hill, IAA Pleasant Hill police officer suspected of stealing drugs from his department's evidence room has been fired.Sgt. Daniel Edwards, 4...

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Adams County Sheriff: Guns missing from the department

NEWSLINE 9, waow.comLink to ArticleAdams County, WIADAMS COUNTY (WAOW)--Sheriff Darrell Renner confirms that guns are missing from the Adams County Sheriff's Department.Renner declined to elaborate on how many guns were taken...

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ATF offers reward for guns stolen from Harvey police range

chicagobreakingnews.comBYLINE: Kristen Schorsch and William LeeLink to ArticleChicago, ILThe federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering up to $5,000 for information that helps police recover the r...

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State Police: Heights police probe to take longer

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan), A; Pg. 3BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERSMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- The State Police investigation of the Muskegon Heights Police Department is a "significant" case that's already require...

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Carver County Deputy Charged With Drug Possession

myFOX9.com, myfoxtwincities.comLink to ArticleCarver County, MNDaniel Kahlow BCA: Deputy entered narcotics evidence vaultCarver County Deputy Charged With Drug PossessionCHASKA, Minn. - A Carver County sheriff’s deputy has be...

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Carver County deputy charges with stealing drugs

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALCarver County, MNA veteran sheriff's deputy has been charged with taking drugs from the department's evidence room.Forty-seven-year-old Daniel David Kahlow was arrest...

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Winfield suspends police chief on heels of officer's arrest PUBLIC SAFETY

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri), THIRD EDITION, NEWS; Pg. A2BYLINE: SHANE ANTHONY, , 636-255-7209Winfield, MOWINFIELD - The Winfield Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to suspend Police Chief J...

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Winfield alderman is now police chief

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri), FIRST EDITION, NEWS; Pg. A2BYLINE: Joel Currier o , 636-255-7210 Winfield, MOFormer chief's suspension after arrest of officer leaves town short-staffed.WINFIELD ...

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Mold-covered kit found in Ford Heights evidence room links inmate to 2006 rape

Chicago Sun-Times, SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIREFord Heights, ILA convicted felon eligible for release next week may spend more time behind bars after a mold-covered criminal sexual assault kit from four years ago was discovered in an...

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Pot piling up in Lincoln police warehouse


Lincoln Journal Star, JournalStar.comBYLINE: ZACH PLUHACEK / Lincoln Journal StarLink to ArticleOne VideoLincoln, NEPaper lawn bags filled with mar­i­juana dry in a police prop­erty room on March 18, 2010. (ERIC GREGORY / Lin...

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Marijuana raids continue;

Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska)BYLINE: ZACH PLUHACEKLincoln, NEPolice's pot stash growsMore than two dozen yard waste bags filled with drying marijuana - evidence of 11 recent raids on pot-growing houses in Lincoln - are neat...

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County, city spar over seized guns


The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Holly Abrams, The Journal Gazette, Wayne, INSheriff says parts salable; chief favors total destructionFort Wayne officials are still undecided on what to do wi...

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Confiscated guns get melted down

The Herald Palladium, heraldpalladium.comBYLINE: SCOTT AIKEN - H-P Staff Writer, , MIContributed photo Berrien County sheriff's Deputy Jason Haskins shows some of the firearms currently held by the dep...

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City police make big dent in messy pile of evidence,

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri), FIRST EDITIONBYLINE: BY CHRISTINE BYERS . Louis, MOfound items Massive organizing effort began after audits found $22,000 was stolen and $33,000 could not be locat...

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Musk. Hts. PD condition 'embarrassing'

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woodtv.comBYLINE: Leon HendrixLink to ArticleOne VideoMuskegon Heights, MIThe Muskegon Heights Police Department, April 29, 2009Memos obtained by 24 Hour News 8MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WOOD) - In a memo, the former interim po...

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Sources: Drug money missing from evidence room

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wxyz.comBYLINE: Tom WaitLink to ArticleOne VideoHighland Park, MICity of Highland ParkCity officials are under investigationHIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - Action News has learned that almost $11,000 in cash was stolen from an ...

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Felicity Police captain released on bond

fox19.comLink to ArticleLink to VideoFelicity, OHDelmas "Gee" Pack (Source: Clermont County Jail)BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - Bond was set Friday morning for a Felicity Police captain who is facing tampering with evidence charges.Ca...

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Options weighed as Green Bay Police Department's ability to store items stretched

THE PRESS-GAZETTE, greenbaypressgazette.comBYLINE: DOUG SCHNEIDER • Bay, WIShelves are crammed full of evidence inside evidence storage room B on Thursday at the Green Bay Police Departm...

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New Mandate Means Law Enforcement Will Keep Evidence Longer, But Do They Have Room?

COLUMBUS nbc4i, Media General Communications Holdings, LLCLink to ArticleOne VideoFairfield County, OHLANCASTER, Ohio --Each day, murders, rapes, other serious crimes take place. In nearly all of those cases, evidence is coll...

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Probe of police department won't be over soon

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan) SECTION: A; Pg. BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERSMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- While authorities can't pinpoint a date, it's safe to say the ongoing investigation of the Muskegon Heights Poli...

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Officer fired in evidence mishandling

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVISCleveland, OHA city police officer was dismissed from his job Friday afternoon for what Cleveland Police Chief Wes Snyder described as a matter concerning the chai...

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