Former police detective accused of stealing $200K

The Associated Press State & Local Wire

Kingston, NY

A former lieutenant with the Kingston city police is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the department and the county.

Prosecutors accused retired Detective Lt. Timothy Matthews of stealing from evidence lockers and drug-bust operations as an Ulster County grand jury handed up a 13-count indictment Monday. Charges against the 49-year-old retiree include grand larceny, falsifying business records and scheming to defraud the government.

Prosecutors say Matthews stole $130,000 from the Kingston Police Department, $79,000 from Ulster County through his role in a gang narcotics task force and $3,000 from Ulster Savings Bank.

Matthews' attorney said his client "adamantly denies the allegations."

Matthews will be arraigned Wednesday. If convicted, he faces 5 to 15 years in prison.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
International Association for Property and Evidence
"Law Enforcement Serving the Needs of Law Enforcement"
www.IAPE.org
Krotz Springs dispatcher, 2 inmates arrested
Police say DNA helped solve 30-year-old murder

Related Posts

 

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://home.iape.org/

Blotter - Latest News

News By Region

News by Date

Search IAPE

This login form is for IAPE Staff ONLY!