Do you inspect drugs when they are returned?

NJ police lieutenant arrested for stealing cocaine, fentanyl from evidence room: 'Brazen disregard of the law' January 2024 ANew Jersey police lieutenant swiped cocaine and fentanyl from the county prosecutor's evidence room — then tried to return the drugs in "substantially different" condition after higher-ups began asking questions about what he...

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Guilty! Next stop prison.

Former Kentucky officer pleads guilty in connection to drug thefts from evidence room January 20th, 2024 A former Somerset police officer has pleaded guilty in connection with stealing drugs from the evidence room at the police department. Michael Correll, 45, pleaded guilty Jan. 18 to 11 charges of third-degree burglary; four charges of tapering w...

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The Lieutenant did what?

Police lieutenant stole drugs from evidence room, New Jersey AG says December 20th, 2023 A lieutenant from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office is being accused of removing narcotics evidence, including cocaine and fentanyl, from storage without lawful authorization and later returning the drugs but in "substantially different" conditions, officia...

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Why does it almost always take a scandal to make changes?

Former Deputy Admits to Evidence Tampering September 6th, 2023 It's 20 years in prison for a former Leake County sheriff's deputy who was arrested last year in an evidence tampering investigation that led to dozens of drug cases being dismissed. Justin Moore admitted his guilt in court yesterday. He had been indicted on 31 counts of evidence tamper...

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Evidence stolen from State Patrol facility results in 66 cases dismissed and potential for more

And more are likely coming. Oct 31, 2021 A month after news broke about the theft of more than $1.2 million worth of seized drugs from the Nebraska State Patrol's evidence room, it's led to dozens of cases being dismissed in Lincoln. And more are likely coming. Deputy Lancaster County Attorney Bruce Prenda said officials haven't yet finished t...

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Report Faults Police Leadership in Evidence Room Scandal

Officer in charge of the room killed herself in 2016 August 9, 2018 The attorney general's investigation into oversight of the Braintree Police Department's evidence room found that guns, drugs, and cash were stolen for years, but determined no criminal charges will be filed. The report released Wednesday said the officer in charge of the room kill...

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