Ex-cop's sister, sister's boyfriend, accused of dealing drugs


Pair involved in long-running conspiracy, investigators say June 3, 2016 3:01 p.m. CDT MORRISON – The sister of a former Rock Falls detective charged with theft is among five people accused of dealing cocaine and marijuana in the Sauk Valley for more than 2 years. On May 17, members of a local drug task force seized drugs, three cars, and $17,248 i...

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Report: Evidence issues may taint years of drug cases

Silver City Daily Press, scdailypress.comBYLINE: Stewart McClintic, City, NMPotentially hundreds of convictions could be overturned after an audit of the Region VII Drug Task Force, based in Deming...

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Billings Police employee charged with stealing drugs from evidence locker

Billings Gazette, billingsgazette.comBYLINE: ASHLEY NERBOVIG, , MTCoby James Lewis, 25, pleaded not guilty Friday to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor theft. Ga...

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Former Tallassee assistant police chief enters guilty pleas

Montgomery Advertiser, montgomeryadvertiser.comBYLINE: Marty Roney, Montgomery AdvertiserTallassee, AL(Photo: Contributed)WETUMPKA Tallassee’s former assistant police chief has pleaded guilty to two theft related charges rela...

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Former Alabama assistant police chief gets 41 months for beating suspect, selling confiscated marijuana

Alabama Media Group, al.comBYLINE: Jonathan Grass | , ALA federal court has sentenced former Tallassee Assistant Police Chief Chris Miles to 41 months in prison.Miles, 41, pleaded guilty on Nov. 17, 2015...

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Police officer accused of stealing from department pleads not guilty

WLKY Louisville, wlky.comSimpsonville, KYThe police officer accused of stealing evidence from his own department found himself before a judge Tuesday.Terry Putnam was arraigned Monday on charges including theft by unlawful ta...

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Gazette opinion: The good, bad and ugly of the state crime lab cases

THE BILLINGS GAZETTE, billingsgazette.comBYLINE: THE BILLINGS GAZETTE EDITORIAL BOARDBillings, MTThe autopy room at the Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula, Montana photographed in October 2015.KURT WILSON, MissoulianA contin...

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Simpsonville officer indicted in $30,000 evidence-locker theft

Lexington Herald-Leader, kentucky.comBYLINE: Michael McKay, , KYTerry PutnamA Shelby County grand jury has indicted a Simpsonville police officer accused of breaking into the department’s e...

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DEA's Definition Of Evidence Control Apparently Doesn't Include Recording Gross Weight Of Seized Substances

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[WBNS-TV, WSYX-TV], Floor64, Techdirt, techdirt.comBYLINE: Tim CushingLINK: DEA_Audit.pdfColumbus, OHFrom the: 'controlled' substances, my-ass departmentLegal IssuesLet's start out with this story, which is graphically (and t...

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ASP investigating police department over missing drugs

Frankly Media and Raycom Media. KAIT, wmcactionnews5.comBYLINE: Region 8 NewsdeskBatesville, AR(Scorce: KAIT)BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Special agents with Arkansas State Police are investigating claims a Batesville police offic...

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Former police employee pleads guilty in thefts

The Daily Times, daily-times.comBYLINE: Steve Garrison, , NM>(Photo: Courtesy of San Juan County Adult Detention Center)FARMINGTON — Ashley Goodvoyce, the 28-year-old former Farmington poli...

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Updated: After indictment, Sullivan City police chief takes 'leave of absence'

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Associated Press, CBS 4 (KGBT-TV), valleycentral.comBYLINE: Dave HendricksSullivan City, TXSullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez4:35 p.m. Update: Sullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez took a "leave of absence" Tuesd...

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UPDATE: Meeker County Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs, Toys

AM1240-WJON, wjon.com BYLINE: Jim Maurice Meeker County, MN Deputy Travis Sebring Photo:Meeker County Sheriff’s Office LITCHFIELD–The Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy who has been accused of stealing both drugs and toys has bee...

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HRP officer faces charges after allegedly stealing from evidence locker

Global News, globalnews.ca BYLINE: Heide Pearson, Online Producer/Reporter, Global News Halifax, Nova Scotia A Halifax Regional Police officer faces charges after substances stolen from an HRP evidence locker. The Canadian Pr...

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Sauk Prairie Police add extra safety feature to prescription drug box after officer arrested for taking meds

27abcWKOW, wkow.com BYLINE: Gordon Severson Sauk Prairie, WI SAUK CITY (WKOW) -- The Sauk Prairie Police Department is taking extra precautions to prevent people from stealing prescription medication from their medication dro...

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Investigation of sheriff puts drug task force at risk

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, Sandusky County, OH Kyle Overmyer, Sandusky County Sheriff. (Photo: Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger) FREMONT - County police chiefs ...

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Sheriff denies wrongdoing, feels 'betrayed'

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, cshoup@gannett,com Sandusky County, OH Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer and his sister Tracy Overmyer, Sandusky County Clerk of Courts. Photo: Moll...

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Alabama police officer accused of stealing drugs from evidence

Times-Daily, Alabama Media Group, al.com/news/huntsville BYLINE: Crystal Bonvillian | Cherokee, AL Nikki Inman(Colbert County jail) A part-time Cherokee police officer was arrested Sunday, accused of taking...

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Former FHP employee gets 180 days probation in missing drug evidence case

WFTV9, wftv.comBYLINE: Tim BarberOrlando, FLEric BlackmonORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A former Florida Highway Patrol employee at the center of a missing drug evidence case struck a deal to avoid time behind bars.Eric Blackmon, 39, ...

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Ex-Hebron police officer sold drugs from squad car, department, testimony reveals

Northwest Herald, nwherald.comBYLINE: CHELSEA McDOUGALL - , ILRyszard T. KopaczWOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a former Hebron police officer revealed he sold marijuana while on...

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Former MWC Police Officer Accused Of Stealing, Pawning Evidence

News 9, news9.comBYLINE: Adrianna Iwasinski, News 9Two VideosMidwest City, OKA former MWC Police officer is accused of pawning stolen items including equipment belonging to the Midwest City Police Department.MIDWEST CITY, Okl...

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Former Upper Darby cop allegedly stole thousands of pills, cash from evidence room

thePhillyVoice, phillyvoice.comBYLINE: Jon Tuleya, PhillyVoice Staff Upper Darby, PAOfficer had been department's primary evidence custodian at the timeBrad A. Ross, a former Upper Darby police officer, faces hundreds of char...

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Drug disposal procedures tightened at Savage PD

Savage Pacer, swnewsmedia.com/savage_pacerBYLINE: ALEX HALL , MNReport from 2014 found evidence of tamperingSavage Police Department File photoThe Savage Police Department made changes to procedure...

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Police theft: Missing drugs, missing answers

Cayman Compass, compasscayman.comBYLINE: Cayman Compass Editorial BoardGeorge Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West IndiesOn July 13, someone, or “someones,” broke into a police evidence locker and absconded with 2...

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Oregon State Police halt drug testing at Bend, Pendleton labs

The Oregonian/OregonLive, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Laura Gunderson | The Oregonian/OregonLivePendleton and Bend, OR Oregon State Police have halted drug testing at two labs in the wake of allegations that a forensic analyst stol...

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Ex-Tallassee police officer indicted;

www.al.comBYLINE: Kelsey Stein | , ALalready accused of stealing gun, coercing confessionA former Tallassee assistant police chief – already facing charges of breaking into a business, stealing a gun fro...

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State Troopers Investigating Incident Involving Columbus Police Department's Property Storage Room And Narcotics

1340 AM WBIW, wbiw.comBYLINE: WBIW » News » stateColumbus, IN(COLUMBUS) - A Columbus police officer has resigned and the Indiana State Police are investigating an incident involving the Columbus Police Department's property s...

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Former Ansonia police officer to be tried in New London for evidence tampering, theft

The Day, theday.comBYLINE: Karen Florin, , CTThe case of a former Ansonia police officer charged with stealing and tampering with narcotics evidence has been transferred to the New London Judicial Di...

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Man faces 50 felony charges accusing him of having arsenal in car in Akron

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The Plain Dealer, Northeast Ohio Media Group, cleveland.comBYLINE: Adam Ferrise, cleveland.comOctober 27, 2015Akron, OHRyan Peltan, 30, of Doylestown. Adam Ferrise, cleveland.comAKRON, Ohio — Police confiscated nearly two doz...

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Chesapeake audit finds problems with police evidence

The Virginian-Pilot, hamptonroads.comBYLINE: Jeff Sheler, The Virginian-PilotChesapeake, VACHESAPEAKE - A city audit of the Chesapeake Police Department found deficiencies in how it stores evidence, drugs and weapons seized d...

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Former Phoenix police officer sentenced for stealing drugs

KTVK-3TV, Arizona News Headlines, azfamily.comBYLINE: Jennifer Thomas, azfamily.comPhoenix, AZWilliam McCartneyPHOENIX -- A former Phoenix police officer who pleaded guilty in the theft of drugs from the Police Department's e...

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Former Darien police lieutenant charged in theft of narcotics from evidence storage

Florida Times-Union, jacksonville.comBYLINE: Terry DicksonDarien, GANicholas "Nick" O. Roundtree charged with theft of more than $1,500 in drugsFormer Darien police lieutenant Nicholas "Nick" O. Roundtree who is charged with ...

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Ex-Trenton police officer charged with stealing drugs

Chattanooga Times Free Press, timesfreepress.com/BYLINE: Tyler JettTrenton, GAPolice say Officer Shawn Chapa is accused of taking drugs from the city's police evidence room. Investigators say Trenton, Ga., police officer Shaw...

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BSO: Deputy Stole Drugs From Dead Man, Lied About It

CBS Miami, miami.cbslocal.comBYLINE: Carey CoddBroward County, FLBroward Sheriff’s OfficeFORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Eduardo Mesa is facing several felony charges — including grand theft and armed tr...

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Detective resigns, pleads guilty to drug possession

Mankato Free Press, mankatofreepress.comBYLINE: Dan Nienaber Mankato, MNPlea agreement includes drug court optionNORTH MANKATO — A North Mankato detective charged with felony theft and drug...

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Ludlow police lieutenant facing drug charges appears in court

WSHM; Springfield, MA., CBS 3 Springfield, cbs3springfield.comBYLINE: Chris Rueli, Digital Content Producer, , MASuspended Ludlow Police Lt. Thomas Foye (MassLive / The Republican)SP...

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Police cadet charged with stealing drugs, cash from department's evidence room

The Republic, therepublic.comBYLINE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore County, MDTOWSON, Maryland — A Baltimore County police cadet was charged with stealing drugs and money from the department's evidence room, officers said Wed...

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Charges possible in missing-drugs investigation

Civitas Media, Jacksonville Journal Courier, myjournalcourier.comBYLINE: Cody Bozarth Hall, ILAny charges in an investigation into the theft of prescription medication from the White Hall Police...

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Baltimore Co. police cadet charged with evidence vault drug theft

The Baltimore Sun, baltimoresun.comBYLINE: Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun, County, MDNicholas Michael Ishmael, 20 and a police cadet, was released today from the Baltimore County Detention...

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Former Jennings police chief gets 5 year sentence

The American Press, Houston Chronicle, chron.comJennings, LAJENNINGS, La. (AP) — A former Jennings police chief has been sentenced to five years at hard labor with credit for time served after taking drugs and money from the ...

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D.A. Ron Moore releases APD evidence-room audit

Mountain Xpress, Asheville Citizen-Times, Carolina Public Press, mountainx.comBYLINE: Jake FrankelAsheville, NCDistrict Attorney Ron Moore released a 2011 audit of the Police Department Evidence Room June 19, revealing more d...

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Ex-Asheville evidence room manager gets 10 months

The Associated Press, The Daily Reflector, reflector.comBYLINE: The Associated PressAsheville, NCASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former manager at the Asheville police evidence room has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for taki...

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Officers testify Day moved evidence-room camera,

Georgetown News-Graphic, news-graphic.comBYLINE: Dan Adkins Georgetown News-GraphicScott County, KYadmitted stealing narcoticsDay in court: Former Scott County Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy Day leaves the courtroom following a hear...

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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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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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