33K in Surprise Police Evidence Goes Missing

KSAZ FOX 10 | KUTP My45, myfoxphoenix.comLink to ArticleSurprise, AZSurprise, AZ Police - Credit: scoutnurse | Flickr.com / Creative Commons License SURPRISE - Someone within the Surprise Police Department is stealing drug mo...

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Former King County narcotics detective arrested in Arkansas

Hearst Communications Inc., seattlepi.comBYLINE: SCOTT GUTIERREZ, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFFLink to ArticleKing County, WAA former King County Sheriff's narcotics detective has been arrested in Arkansas after he was accused of steal...

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Phoenix Police Officer Accused of Tampering, Stealing Drugs

KSAZ FOX 10 | KUTP My45, myfoxphoenix.comLink to ArticleDownload VideoNarcotics stolen from evidence lockerPHOENIX - Phoenix Police announced Monday they've arrested one of their own, accused of tampering with evidence and st...

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Danville cop free on bail

Contra Costa Times (California) SECTION: MY TOWN; Crime; Contra Costa; News; Local; BreakingBYLINE: By Eric Louie Contra Costa TimesDanville, CAA Danville police officer arrested in the widening investigation of a Contra Cost...

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Handling of deputy’s case generates doubt

The Journal, mobile.journal-news.netLink to ArticleBerkeley County, WVA betrayal of the public trust.For the general public, a betrayal of the public trust is the most serious accusation resulting from the case against former...

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State narcotics agent suspected of selling drugs

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONAL Contra Costa County, CAA state narcotics agent who has overseen hundreds of drug investigations is now himself in jail on suspicion of conspiring to sell drugs stole...

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Fallout from Contra Costa's top drug agent's arrest begins

Contra Costa Times, Bay Area News Group, www.mercurynews.comBYLINE: Robert Salonga and Malaika FraleyLink to ArticleContra Costa County, CAMARTINEZ -- Public defenders on Thursday quickly moved to re-examine cases against the...

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Department Money Given To Ex-Police Chief

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WFTV, wftv.comAudit ReportFruitland Park, FLAudit Finds Drugs, Money Missing From Police DepartmentLAKE COUNTY, Fla. -- A new audit from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office reveals many issues inside the Fruitland Park Police De...

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GBI probe of missing drugs leads to change of police protocols

Gwinnett Daily Post, gwinnettdailypost.comBYLINE: Tyler Estep, Staff Writer, County, GACharles Walters LAWRENCEVILLE — Most of the missing cocaine that was the root of a GBI investiga...

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States News ServiceBYLINE: States News ServiceSpartanburg, SC The following information was released by the Columbia Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation:United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that John T...

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Missing evidence stirs accusations

My FOX Tampa Bay, myfoxtampabay.comBYLINE: Doug Smith, FOX 13 Investigative reporterLink to ArticleDownload VideoManatee County, FLBRADENTON - The news came as a shock and embarrassment: the Manatee County Sheriff's Office ha...

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Former cop faces felony charges

Pinellas Park Beacon, tbnweekly.comBYLINE: JULIANA A. TORRESLink to ArticlePinellas Park, FLBradley SerataPINELLAS PARK – Former Pinellas Park police Officer Bradley Serata stood on the opposite end of a mug shot photo at the...

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Former Illinois sheriff gets life terms

StLtoday.com, stltoday.comLink to ArticleFormer Gallatin County, ILBENTON, ILL. • Former Gallatin County, Ill., Sheriff Raymond M. Martin was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Benton to two consecutive life sentences pl...

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Federal drug case in trouble after evidence is burned

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticlePittsburgh, PAA federal public defender will ask a judge to dismiss a major drug case against a Beechview woman after eviden...

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Changes at the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department -- Since Martin

WSIL3abc, wsiltv.comBYLINE: Christen CraigGallatin County, ILGALLATIN COUNTY-- Since Raymond Martin's arrest in May of 2009, the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department has made some changes-- including new policies meant to res...

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Berkeley police evidence room still has problems

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Berkeleyside, berkeleyside.comBYLINE: Frances DinkelspielLink to ArticleBerkeley, CAFive years after a sergeant from the Berkeley police department stole drugs out of the evidence and property room, prompting a series of inve...

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Former jailer found guilty of taking drug evidence

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALMarquette County, WIA former Marquette County deputy sheriff has been found guilty of stealing drugs from a locked evidence room.Daniel Card faces a maximum sentence ...

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2 Washington County police departments will disband

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Janice Crompton, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleWashington County, PAThe Washington County district attorney's office plans to seize police evidence rooms and files this...

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Drugs burned before trials

Pittsburgh Pose-Gazette, post-gazette.comLink to ArticleBYLINE: Sadie Gurman, Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh, PACommunication gaps between property rooms, police and DA jeopardize casesTwice last week Pittsburgh narcotics ...

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US Fed News, NewswireColumbia, SC COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Investigation Columbia Field Office issued the following press release:United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated...

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SMPD officer sentenced

The Daily Iberian, iberianet.comBY HEATHER MILLER, THE DAILY IBERIANLink to ArticleSt. Martinville, LAST. MARTINVILLE — A former St. Martinville Police officer convicted of stealing guns, drugs and cash from the police depart...

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Woodward ex-police officer investigated in meth evidence theft

NewsOK, Powered by The Oklahoman, newsok.comBY RANDY ELLIS Oklahoman Link to ArticleWoodward, OKA former Woodward police officer is under investigation by the OSBI for his admitted theft of methamphetamine from a police depar...

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Police Department Evidence Room Robbed

ASAZ NewsChannel 3, wsaz.comBYLINE: Hanna Francis, to ArticleFort Gay, WVThe Fort Gay Police Department found itself the victim of a crime Thursday morning after a thief broke into the department's ...

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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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Former medical examiner Bruce Levy pleads guilty to official misconduct

<em>Former state and Davidson County Medical Examiner Bruce Levy has been charged with official misconduct, according to court records. Levy, 60, will be in court Tuesday morning in connection with the new charge.</em> File / The Tennessean

The Tennessean, tennessean.comBYLINE: Brian Haas • THE TENNESSEAN • November 24, 2010 Nashville, TNBruce Levy pleaded guilty to a misconduct charge regarding the removal of marijuana from evidence closets. JOHN PARTIPILO / TH...

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Levy's misconduct changes way evidence is handled

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee)SECTION: MAIN NEWSBYLINE: Brian HaasNashville, TNA small amount of marijuana found in a Mississippi hotel room has forced big changes in the way Nashville's medical examiner stores and han...

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Incident at BCSD requires investigation

The Journal, journal-news.netLink to ArticleBerkeley County, WVWe are saddened, but not really shocked, by the news that a corporal with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department confessed to taking nine OxyCodone pills from t...

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Evidence room investigation still ongoing

TimesDispatch.com, timesdispatch.comBYLINE: Mark Bowes | TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITERHopewell, VAA Virginia State Police investigation into chronic problems within the Hopewell Bureau of Police's property and evidence room sti...

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Deputy resigns over missing painkillers

The Herald Dispatch, The Associated Press, herald-dispatch.comLink to ArticleBerkeley County, WVMARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A 14-year veteran of the Berkeley County sheriff’s department has resigned after allegedly admitting he stol...

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UAPD Property, Evidence room holds trove of confiscated items

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Arizona Daily Wildcat, wildcat.arizona.eduBYLINE: Lucy ValenciaLink to ArticleTuscon, AZAn envelope, taped and marked, is used as an example for Officers when the submit evidence to the UA Police Department. Items are careful...

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Grand jury indicts Whitley Sheriff Lawrence Hodge on 21 felonies

www.kentucky.comBy Bill Estep - to ArticleWhitley County, KYLawrence HodgeGrand jury cites theft of money, gunsWhitley County Sheriff Lawrence Hodge has stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars in ...

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Ex-investigator pleads guilty to taking pills held as evidence

The Athens Banner-Herald, OnlineAthens, onlineathens.comBYLINE: ERIN FRANCE - to ArticleMadison County, GAELBERTON - A former Madison County Sheriff's Office investigator pleaded guilty to tak...

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Former Assumption deputy indicted on hundreds of charges

HoumaToday.comBYLINE: Raymond Legendre, Staff WriterLink to ArticleAssumption, LATHIBODAUX -- A former Assumption deputy was indicted by a grand jury today on hundreds of charges stemming from allegations he used drugs collec...

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Mesa police running out of storage room for evidence

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The Arizona Republic, azcentral.comBYLINE: Nathan Gonzalez - The Arizona RepublicLink to ArticleMesa, AZPolice face lack of storage room for items key to criminal casesEvidence supervisor Lane Darling pulls out an old rifle i...

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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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The myth of CSI;

The Boston Globe, EDITORIAL OPINION; Opinion; Pg. 15BYLINE: Douglas StarrBoston, MAIn reality, many forensic science labs are corrupt or incompetentTHE CONTROVERSY about whether the state's chief medical examiner falsified hi...

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Inmates get 90 days in isolation over contraband

Harlan Daily Enterprise, Ky., STATE AND REGIONAL NEWSBYLINE: Debbie Caldwell The Harlan Daily EnterpriseHarlan County, KYOct. 05--Warrants have been issued on 11 inmates at the Harlan County Detention Center for a charge of p...

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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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Bruce Levy will get no jail time for marijuana-toting charge

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee), MAIN NEWSBYLINE: By, Chris EchegarayDavidson County,TNFormer Davidson County and state medical examiner Bruce Levy worked out a deal Thursday on Mississippi charges of possessing more th...

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Former Pleasant Hill police officer pleads guilty to drug, burglary charges

Des Moines RegisterBYLINE: REGISTER STAFF REPORTPleasant Hill, IAA former Pleasant Hill police officer who stole methamphetamine from an evidence room and crashed his squad car pleaded guilty Thursday to drug and burglary cha...

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Odor leaves department feeling green

Corpus Christi Caller-Times, SECTION: B; Pg. 9BYLINE: Katherine Rosenberg, / 886-3778Corpus Christi, TXThe last thing you would expect to smell in the police department is the strong odor of marijuana.Bu...

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Felicity police captain accused of tampering with evidence;

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)BYLINE: Jennifer BakerFelicity, OHFELICITY - A veteran police captain facing up to five years in prison if he's found guilty of a drug-related charge of tampering with evidence was released from ...

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Felicity Police Officer Arrested

WKRC-TV - Cincinnati, local12.comLink to ArticleOne VideoFelicity, OHFelicity Police Officer Delmas Pack is accused of tampering with evidence. (Clermont County Sheriff, WKRC-TV)A Felicity Police officer, accused of tampering...

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Smith appealing dismissal from city police force

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVIS, Managing EditorLink to ArticleCleveland, OHA Cleveland police officer dismissed for mishandling evidence is appealing the decision to City Manager Janice Casteel...

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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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Missing sheriffs evidence investigated

SmallTownPapers, Inc., The Raton Range (New Mexico)BYLINE: Todd WildermuthColfax County, NMMoney and marijuana are missing from the evidence room of the Colfax County Sheriff's Office and state police are investigating the si...

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Kemp police officer arrested

The Kaufman Herald, kaufmanherald.comKaufman County, TXKEMP - A member of Kaufman County’s law enforcement ranks has found himself on the other side of the bars.According to Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office public information ...

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Staffer accused of stealing items from evidence

The Oklahoman, City Edition, NEWS METRO/STATE NORTH; Pg. 21ABYLINE: ANN KELLEY, Staff WriterMcLoud, OKMcLOUD - A police dispatcher is accused of stealing drugs from a police evidence locker.Tracy Loveland, of McLoud, was char...

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Former Spartanburg Clerk of Court Enters Guilty Plea in Federal Court

Targeted News ServiceBYLINE: Targeted News ServiceFormer Spartanburg Clerk of Court Enters Guilty Plea in Federal CourtColumbia, SCDATELINE: COLUMBIA, S.C.The U.S. Justice Department's Drug Enforcement Administration's Atlant...

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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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