Ex-police sergeant facing theft trial

Eastern Express Times (Pennsylvania), NEWS; Pg. B5BYLINE: JD MALONE The Express-TimesBethlehem, PASHE STOLE $19,000 from evidence room, Bethlehem cops say.A former Bethlehem police sergeant accused of stealing thousands of do...

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Lawyer: Missing exhibits solidify Latrobe man's innocence

Tribune-Review (Greensburg, PA)BYLINE: Liz ZembaFayette County, PAThe attorney for a Latrobe man convicted 24 years ago of a double homicide contends that alleged "missing" trial exhibits are further evidence his client was w...

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Bigger DNA crime database urged

TIMES UNION, timesunion.com, Hearst Communications Inc.BYLINE: CAROL DEMARE Staff WriterLink to ArticleAlbany, NYALBANY -- A criminal justice official said Thursday he is urging state prosecutors to require defendants pleadin...

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Many culprits in police scandal

Eastern Express Times (Pennsylvania), EDITORIAL; Pg. A4Bethlehem, PAYou almost wish there were a better back story to the theft case and sudden retirement of Bethlehem police Sgt. Cheryl Ruth, but the allegations surfacing th...

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Police evidence: Comprehensive inventory control is key to cracking cases

Trib Total Media, Inc, yourplum.comBYLINE: Karen Zapf, Staff WriterLink to ArticlePlum, PAPlum police learned just how important it is to properly handle evidence. A resident came to the police station in March 2002 to retrie...

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No charges arising out of missing knives case

The Citizen of Laconia, citizen.comBYLINE: BEA LEWIS, Hampton / Belknap County, NHBelknap County Attorney Jim Carroll, in reviewing an investigative report filed by the Belknap County Sheriff's Departm...

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Investigation ends, Auburn officer quits

UnionLeader.comBULINE: GRETYL MACALASTER, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHFormer Auburn police Lt. David Flight is shown in this undated file photo. (NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS ARCHIVES)AUBURN – A 21-year police dep...

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Man gets 36 years for stealing guns from police warehouse

Howard County Times, www.explorehoward.comBYLINE: Kellie Woodhouse, to ArticleBaltimore City, MDJudge: 'You set in motion a chain reaction that worries me'Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy ...

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Former Scranton detective pleads guilty for stealing drug money from evidence room

The Scranton Times Tribune, thetimes-tribune.comBYLINE: Joe McDonald, Staff WriterLink to ArticleScranton, PAA former Scranton detective accused of stealing drug money from an evidence room seven years ago pleaded guilty to t...

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DA says W. Pa. police had missing money, evidence

The Associated Press, Lebanon Daily NewsLink to ArticleLebanon, PAA prosecutor says officers at a western Pennsylvania police department should be made to take lie detector and drug tests after money and evidence was found mi...

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Police Upgrade Evidence System

www.wnep.com The News StationBYLINE: Jim HamillLink to ArticleOne VideoWilliamsport, PAPolice in have a new way of handling evidence thanks to a new system that was recently installed.Williamsport Police investigate hundreds,...

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Former chief to be sentenced for drug abuse

The Burlington Free Press (Vermont), SECTION: VERMONT; Pg. A05BYLINE: By, Sam Hemingway, Free Press Staff WriterVergennes, VTMIDDLEBURY - Former Police Chief Michael G. Lowe, facing 18 months to four years in jail on a series...

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Attorneys to seek dismissal of teens' drug charges amid Egremont police evidence incident

Berkshire Eagle, BYLINE: John Sakata, Berkshire Eagle StaffEgremont, MAEGREMONT -- Lawyers representing two teenagers facing drug charges will ask a judge next month to dismiss their cases because two Egremont officers violat...

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East Kingston police corporal resigns from department in wake of trusty case

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: JASON SCHREIBER Union Leader Correspondent Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON — A police corporal placed on leave following a probe that began after an inmate trusty all...

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Southboro Police Dept.'s old drug evidence still hasn't been destroyed

Worcester Telegram & Gazette Corp., News Telegram, telegram.comBYLINE: Shaun Sutner, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF, , MAFormer Southboro Police Sgt. Michael Crenshaw, shown in his Millville home, broug...

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Ashland police officer indicted for allegedly destroying evidence

The Boston Globe, boston.comBYLINE: Globe StaffAshland, MAAn Ashland police officer has been indicted by a Middlesex County grand jury in connection with the destruction of evidence and subsequent conduct, Middlesex district ...

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Southern Tier police officer stole $15,000 from her department's evidence room

Syracuse Media Group, The Post-Standard, syracuse.comBYLINE: By Jon Harris | , NYJennifer Speed Provided photo | State policeHornell, N.Y. -- A Southern Tier police officer stole $15,000 from her de...

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Hornell Officer Charged in Evidence Room Theft

WENY ABC|CBS|CW2, weny.comBYLINE: Renata StiehlHornell, NYHORNELL, NY (WENY) -- A Hornell Police Officer is in jail, after an investigation into missing funds from the department's evidence room.Thirty-nine year old Jennifer ...

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Probe: Police 'negligent'

The Sun Chronicle, thesunchronicle.comBYLINE: GEORGE W. RHODES SUN CHRONICLE STAFFAttleboro, MA ATTLEBORO - A year-long probe into the theft of drugs from the police evidence locker came up empty, but an investigator slammed ...

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Inmate left alone at East Kingston police station stole heroin,

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: Jason Schreiber, Union Leader CorrespondentEast Kingston, NHbroke into locker containing gun, drove police cruiser say officialsJarred Brisbois is suspected of breaking into the police dep...

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Evidence destroyed in Stamford woman's drunk-driving case

The Hearst Corporation, Darien News, dariennewsonline.comBYLINE: John NickersonStamford, CTSTAMFORD -- A judge has been asked to drop felony charges against a city woman who allegedly killed two men while driving drunk on Int...

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Outside firm to probe police handling of East Kingston trusty program

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: JASON SCHREIBER Union Leader Correspondent, Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON — The town will have an outside agency conduct an internal investigation after an inmate t...

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Police dept. evidence room break-in investigated

WMUR-TV, Associated Press, seacoastonline.comEast Kingston, NHEAST KINGSTON (AP) — The police chief and a corporal in East Kingston are on paid administrative leave as the state attorney general's office investigates concerns...

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Ludlow police lieutenant arrested for drug possession, stealing evidence

LIN Television Corporation, WWLP-22News, wwlp.comBYLINE: Matt Caron & Anthony FayLudlow, MALt. Thomas Foye to be arraigned in courtLUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) - A Ludlow police lieutenant has been arrested; accused of cocaine posses...

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Port Chester police probe missing cash, drugs,

The Journal News, lohud.comBYLINE: Will DavidPort Chester, NYtrustee says: "Evidence theft occurred in July."PORT CHESTER — An internal investigation is underway after money and drugs went missing from the Port Chester Police...

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Ansonia officer under investigation

Connecticut Post, ctpost.comBYLINE: Michael P. Mayko, , CTANSONIA -- A city police officer is under investigation for the possible mishandling or theft of painkillers seized in local drug arrests and k...

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South Portland Police promoting gun safety


Current Publishing, keepmecurrent.comBYLINE: Duke Harrington, South Portland, MERobert Scarpelli and Jesse Peasley: South Portland police officers Robert Scarpelli, left, and Jesse Peasley show t...

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Owners paid after New Hartford police mistakenly destroy evidence

The Observer-Dispatch, uticaod.comBYLINE: ROCCO LaDUCA, Observer-DispatchNew Hartford, NYNEW HARTFORD — The New Hartford police have taken steps to better keep track of evidence after several items of stolen property were mis...

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Officer Pleads Guilty

The Post-Journal, post-journal.comBYLINE: Michael Rukavina (), The Post-Journal Jamestown, NYCity Detective Pleads Guilty In Evidence Tampering CaseA 14-year veteran of the City of Jamestown Police D...

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Union: Drugs missing from Southampton Police Department

Newsday, newsday.comBYLINE: DAVID M. SCHWARTZ, , NYSouthampton Town Police Department in Hampton Bays. (May 17, 2012) Photo credit: Randee DaddonaCrack, marijuana, prescription painkillers...

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EXCLUSIVE: NYPD loses even more evidence in high-profile stolen motorcycles case

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, nydailynews.comBYLINE: Shayna Jacobs / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, York, NYThe NYPD's Auto Crimes Division and Technical Assistance Response Unit deleted video surveillance and failed ...

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Police Recover Gun Stolen From Chelsea District Court Evidence Locker

CBS Local Media, cbslocal.comChelsea, MAChelsea Trial Court (File Image)BOSTON (CBS) — A gun believed to have been stolen from an evidence locker at Chelsea District Court in 2011, has been recovered.Two Everett men and an Ev...

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Defense attorney: Ex - Pa. judge cooperating with investigators in cocaine evidence theft case

The Republic, therepublic.comBYLINE: JOE MANDAK Associated PressWashington, PAFormer Washington County Judge Paul Pozonsky heads into Washington County Court in Washington, Pa. on Thursday, May 23, 2013. Online court records ...

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Pennsylvania lacks uniform rules for control of evidence

Trib Total Media, Inc., triblive.comBYLINE: Bobby Kerlik, County, PAPennsylvania's judiciary lacks uniform rules on how judges deal with evidence in criminal cases — a problem, legal experts said...

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Southboro's cache of seized drugs stretches back to 1992


BYLINE: Shaun Sutner TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF, to ArticleSouthboro, MAWATCHDOGSouthboro Police Chief Jane Moran says she has been directed by town officials to defer to a lawyer for the town on all ma...

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Police search for missing $15,000 from Brockway case

The Evening Tribune, eveningtribune.comBYLINE: Neal SimonHornell, NYHornell, N.Y. — Mayor Shawn Hogan told The Evening Tribune Wednesday that the Hornell Police Department is searching for $15,000 in single denomination bills...

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Ex-officer indicted for theft

Union Leader Corp., unionleader.comBYLINE: JAMES A. KIMBLE, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHNovember 09. 2012 9:21PMBRENTWOOD - Auburn police stumbled upon a theft allegedly committed by one of their own ea...

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Bridgeville Police Officer Charged With Theft

Delmarva Broadcasting Company, Delaware 105.9, delaware1059.comBYLINE: Richard Deaver Jr. Link to ArticleBridgeville, DEThe Attorney General's Office announced today that an investigation into currency missing from the Bridge...

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Junkie NYPD officer Nicholas Mina pleads guilty to stealing guns from station, selling them to dealer

NY Daily News, nydailynews.comBYLINE: Janon Fisher / NEW YORK DAILY NEWSLink to ArticleEast Village, NYMina was so deep in debt to his drug dealer that he stole 4 loaded weapons and a bulletproof vest to support habitHe's tra...

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Police Say Storm Damaged Evidence

The New York Times Company, cityroom.blogs.nytimes.comBYLINE: JOSEPH GOLDSTEINLink to ArticleBrooklyn, NYPolice Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said Tuesday that facilities used for storing evidence in criminal cases suffered f...

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Ex detective faces misconduct charge

LIN Television Corporation, WIVB 4, wivb.comBYLINE: Emily Lenihan Link to ArticleJamestown, NYDet. resigns in tampering investigationJAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A veteran Jamestown police detective, who resigned in the wake of a...

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Former Montco cop jailed for using informants to buy drugs

The Mercury, pottsmerc.comBYLINE: Carl Hessler Jr., to ArticleHatboro, PANORRISTOWN – A former Hatboro detective is headed to jail, finding himself on the other end of the law for stealing cash and ...

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Trooper charged with stealing $3,700 from dying man was captured on dash camera

Hearst Communications Inc., Connecticut Post, ctpost.comBYLINE: Daniel Tepfer, , CTAaron Huntsman, a state trooper, was arrested after police said he took a chain and cash from the dead victim of a...

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Ex-Hatboro officer pleads guilty to stealing evidence

Philly.com, philly.comBYLINE: Bonnie L. Cook, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERLink to ArticleHatboro, PAA former detective sergeant in the Hatboro Police Department on Tuesday pleaded guilty to stealing firearms, cash, and narcotics fro...

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Police get DNA grant to help solve cold cases

Worcester Telegram & Gazette, telegram.comBYLINE: Scott J. Croteau TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF, to ArticleWorcester, MAWORCESTER — A federal grant for about $230,000 will help the Police Department pay ...

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Eye-opening visit to city’s Gun Room reveals scope of problem


BYLINE: SANDRA SHEA, DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORLink to ArticlePhiladelphia, PASo many guns get confiscated that City Hall's evidence room can't hold them all; three other locations also store guns. em>(David Miailetti/D...

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Sullivan deputy charged with stealing pills from evidence locker

Times Herald-Record, recordonline.comBYLINE: Victor Whitman, Times Herald-RecordLink to ArticleSullivan County, NYMONTICELLO - A veteran Sullivan County sheriff’s deputy was charged with a felony Wednesday after an internal a...

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DA: Detective Stole, Used Prescriptions Drugs Stored In Evidence

WKBW News, wkbw.comBYLINE: Rachel ElzufonLink to ArticleOne VideoJamestown, NYJAMESTOWN, NY (WKBW) - Accusations against a Jamestown police detective have cast doubt on hundreds of cases.Now, investigators must be prepared to...

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Berwick officer charged in drug evidence thefts

The Citizens' Voice, citizensvoice.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleBerwick, PAA former Berwick police officer regularly raided the department's evidence room to feed a heroin addiction, swiping hypodermic needles and hundreds of pa...

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Co-workers: We worried about Mass. chemist's work


The Associated Press, Yahoo! - ABC News Network, yahoo.comBYLINE: BRIDGET MURPHY | Associated PressLink to ArticleBoston, MADavid Meier, right, special consul to the Governor appointed to lead the review of drug convictions w...

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