BLB Police: Trustee breaks into evidence room

FOX10 News - Mobile, fox10tv.comBYLINE: Renee DialsBayou La Batre, ALBAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (WALA) – A Jail trustee in Bayou La Batre may soon be taking up residence in Metro jail after police say he broke into the evidence roo...

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Amarillo police gather evidence in missing drugs probe

Amarillo Globe-News, amarillo.comBYLINE: Jim McBride, , TXSeven Amarillo police officers placed on administrative leave following an internal affairs investigation have returned to duty, but p...

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Bethany police Capt. Jack Jencks reinstated with back pay

The Oklahoman, newsok.comBYLINE: Matt DingerBethany, OKJack Ronald Jencks, a Bethany police captain, was reinstated on the force with back pay and benefits, according to an arbitration decision released Monday.Bethany police ...

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Special prosecutor appointed amid claims of missing evidence at Blount County sheriff's office

Alabama Media Group, blog.al.comBYLINE: Jon Reed | County, ALBLOUNT COUNTY, Alabama -- A special prosecutor has been appointed to look into claims of missing drugs and money at the Blount County Sheriff's O...

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Troop K lost evidence cases go back nearly 30 years

lohud The Journal News, lohud.comBYLINE: Jorge Fitz-Gibbon and Lee Higgins Hawthorne, NYState police major said most evidence purged per normal procedures.State Police Troop K barracks in Hawthorne. (Photo: File photo/The Jou...

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Florida Department of Law Enforcement Rearrests Joseph Graves for 41 Additional Counts of Drug Trafficking

WTVY-TV, wtvy.comPensacola, FLPENSACOLA, Fla. – Inspectors with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement rearrested former FDLE Pensacola crime laboratory chemist Joseph Graves on additional charges of drug trafficking Wedne...

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Caldwell deputy accused of stealing cash, pills

St. Joseph News-Press, News-PressNOW, newspressnow.comBYLINE: Jessica Shumaker St. Joseph News-PressCaldwell County, MOBrett L. O'DellA deputy arrested on a felony stealing charge has been accused of taking cash and prescript...

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Veteran O'Fallon, Mo., detective charged with stealing drugs from evidence locker

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, STLtoday.com, stltoday.comBYLINE: Susan Weich 'Fallon, MOLuke Smyka, an O'Fallon, Mo., police detective, was charged with stealing drugs from the department's evidence locker....

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Affidavit: WBR deputy had affairs with informants, stole seized property

Capital City Press LLC, The Advocate, theadvocate.comBYLINE: Terry L. Jones, Baton Rouge Parish, LAInformant reports administering drugsMaj. Jerome Fontenot with the WBR Sherriff's Department PORT A...

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Sentencing for former Jennings chief on hold

KATC-TV3, katc.comBYLINE: The Associated PressJennings, LAJENNINGS, La. (AP) - A sentencing date has not been set for a former Jennings police chief accused of taking drugs and money from the police department's evidence room...

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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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City Police Sergeant On Leave After TBI Probe Of Missing Drugs

THE CHATTANOOGAN.com, chattanoogan.comChattanooga, TNA Chattanooga Police sergeant is on administrative leave in connection with a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on missing drugs from the police evidence room....

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Former state trooper in court facing multiple charges

shreveporttimes.comBYLINE: Barbara Leader, Louisiana Gannett LouisianaFormer Louisiana State trooper Ronald Thomas appeared Monday in court in Monroe.MONROE -- Former Louisiana State trooper Ronald Thomas appeared Monday morn...

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Former Arkansas police chief pleads guilty to drug charge

Jonesboro Sun, Arkansas Television Company, THV11, thv11.comBYLINE: The Associated PressTrumann, AR(Photo: Thinkstock)HARRISBURG, Ark. (AP) - Former Trumann Police Chief Tony Rusher has pleaded guilty to a drug charge as part...

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Former Raytown police officer charged for thefts from evidence room

KCTV 5 News, kctv5.comBYLINE: Laura McCallister, Multimedia ProducerRaytown, MO KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A former Raytown police officer has been charged in connection with thefts of drugs and valuables from a Raytown police ...

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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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DA: 'Dozens of items are being looked at' after audit

WKBT News8000, news8000.comLa Crosse, WILa Crosse Police Dept. audit ongoing due to actions of Brian ThomsonLA CROSSE, WI - La Crosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke says dozens of items are being looked at and some may ...

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Pinellas jail clerk stole prescription drugs from inmates

Tampa Bay Times, tampabay.comBYLINE: Weston Phippen, Times Staff WriterPinellas County, FLPinellas County sheriff's deputies arrested a property clerk who worked at the jail, accusing him of taking prescription pills from inm...

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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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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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Ex-wife of McMinn Co. deputy faces drug and theft charges

WorldNow and WRCB, wrcbtv.comBYLINE: WRCB StaffMcMinn County, TN MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - The ex-wife of a McMinn County deputy is facing drug and theft charges.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested Marquita Price ...

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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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Former city employee charged with burglarizing police evidence room

derbyinformer.comBYLINE: Linda StinnetLink to ArticleDerby, KSFrank L. Sneller Courtesy photoA former Derby city employee has been charged with burglarizing the police evidence room over a two-month period earlier this year.F...

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Denver police officer under investigation after drug evidence goes missing

FOX31 Denver KDVR-TV, kdvr.comBYLINE: Justin JosephDenver, CODENVER — A Denver police officer is under investigation after evidence from a drug bust went missing.The investigation focuses on Officer Brian Niven who we found a...

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Court date reset for former Jennings police chief

American Press, americanpress.comBYLINE: Doris Maricle / American PressJennings, LAJohnny LassiterJENNINGS — A former Jennings police chief accused of taking items from the department’s evidence room while serving as evidence...

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DA: La Crosse police find 'manipulated' items in evidence room

WKBT News8000, news8000.comBYLINE: Martha Boehm, Crosse, WIPolice dept. underwent an auditLA CROSSE, WI - La Crosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke says La Crosse police have identified a number of item...

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Sunrise PD Arrests Employee For Alleged Theft Of Drug Evidence

CBS Miami, Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc., miami.cbslocal.comSunrise, FLSunrise PD arrested Norma Currlin and charged her with six counts of felony theft for allegedly taking narcotics from evidence. (Source: Sunri...

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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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Special judge assigned to evidence vault theft case

Capital City Press LLC, The Advocate, theadvocate.comBYLINE: Jim Mustian, Baton Rouge Parish, LALa. high court move resolves potential conflicts of interestWilliam ColvinThe Louisiana Supreme Cour...

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Police: Employee turned $200,000 from evidence vault cocaine

Capital City Press LLC, The Advocate New Orleans Edition, theadvocate.comBYLINE: Jim Mustian, Baton Rouge Parish, LAThe fired East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court’s Office employee charged with ...

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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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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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DA requests recusal in case of judge's son accused of stealing cocaine from evidence vault

Worldnow and WAFB, WAFB 9 News (CBS), bayoubuzz.comBYLINE: Media SourcesBaton Rouge, LABATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -The case against a judge's son and former clerk employee, who is accused of stealing cocaine from a police evidenc...

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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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Former Stillwater Police officer enters drug rehab facility

Stillwater NewsPress, stwnewspress.comBYLINE: Megan Sando Stillwater NewsPressStillwater, OKSTILLWATER, Okla. — A former Stillwater Police sergeant is in rehab at a Colorado drug treatment facility after being accused of stea...

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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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UPDATE: Tosa Detective Suspected of Stealing Drugs From Evidence Room

Wauwatosa Patch, wauwatosa.patch.comBYLINE: Mark Maley (Editor)Wauwatosa, WIPolice chief confirms investigative officer is under arrest and in jail with charges pending after WISN 12 News reports she is suspected of stealing ...

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West Valley police officer accused of stealing painkillers from a dead person

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., ABC 4 UTAH, abc4.comBYLINE: Brian Carlson West Valley City, UTWEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Another West Valley police officer is being accused of some serious wrong-doing. In recent months...

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Police eye better controls for evidence storage


The Pantagraph, pantagraph.comBYLINE: Edith Brady-Lunny | , ILBloomington Police Department crime scene unit technician Scott Mathewson, left, describes how the crime lab at the Bloomington Po...

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Corrupt SLOPD narc officer pleads guilty to extortion

New Times, newtimesslo.comBYLINE: MATT FOUNTAINSan Luis Obispo, CAA San Luis Obispo police department detective caught pilfering the station's evidence locker, not reporting confidential informants, and who inspired a Distric...

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Coins, porn seized in probe

The Register-Guard, registerguard.comBYLINE: Jack Moran, The Register-GuardEugene, ORThe criminal investigation into three Eugene Police Department property control employees continuesA criminal investigation of three Eugene ...

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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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Beaverton police captains too slow to react to property missing from evidence room, documents say

The Oregonian, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Rebecca Woolington, The OregonianBeaverton, ORBeaverton Police Chief Geoff Spalding determined two captains violated department standards when they failed to take timely action last year a...

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Drug Task Force Audit Finds Cash, Evidence Missing

GREENEVILLE PUBLISHING COMPANY, The Greeneville Sun, greenevillesun.comBYLINE: KEN LITTLE STAFF WRITERLink to ArticleGreeneville, TNDist. Attorney Bell Says His Office Had To Dismiss 3 Felony Drug CasesAn audit of the Third J...

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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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Carolina Public Press: New Asheville police evidence manager sizes up ‘huge undertaking’

Carolina Public Press, mountainx.comBYLINE: Jon EllistonTim Scapin Performance ReviewsAsheville, FLWritten by Jon Elliston on June 19, 2013 in APD Evidence-Room Audit, Buncombe, Crime and Justice, Documents, Information, Spec...

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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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Trucker pleads guilty for hauling heroin later stolen from evidence locker

Sun-Times Media, LLC, Southtown Star, southtownstar.suntimes.comBYLINE: JANET LUNDQUIST County, ILA California man set to go to trial this week in Will County for allegedly hauling heroin in ...

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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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Former drug agent sentenced to 14 years in prison

The Fresno Bee, cbs8.comBYLINE: The Associated PressOakland, CAOAKLAND, Calif. -- A disgraced former head of an elite Northern California drug task force was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison after pleading guilt...

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