Ex-Police Officer Accused of Taking Money

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Sumter, SC

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Sumter, SC (WLTX) - A former Sumter police officer is accused of taking over $1,200 in money that wasn't his while on the job.

Alex David Williams, 58, is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent.

An affidavit filed by State Law Enforcement Division Agents claims that back on May 30, Williams responded to a call that a large amount of money had been found at Cromer Car Wash on Broad Street.

The affidavit goes on to say that a man at that location told Williams that he had found $1,235. Officers say Williams took the money and left the scene.

Officers say Williams never filed an incident report or turned the money to the evidence locker.

The affidavit said Williams told investigators that after he left the car wash, he was flagged down by an unknown man who asked about the money. Williams claimed he gave the money to the man but didn't get his information.

SLED agents, however, believe that Williams took the money and used it for himself.

Williams was booked on October 28 at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.

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