DEC
27

Forensic Felons: Criminals in the Oregon Crime Labs

Larsen pled guilty to tampering with evidence and theft of Schedule II type drugs through direct access to evidence in lockers while working out of Bend and Pendleton Oregon December 27, 2019 Nika Elise Larsen, a forensic scientist and crime scene investigator for Oregon State Police Crime Lab, faced a federal court on Aug. 15, 2016. Larsen pled gu...
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NOV
25

Former Harrison County deputy found guilty of distributing heroin to confidential informants

Trial evidence established that Rock acquired the FLIGHT 18 heroin from the evidence lockers at the now-defunct SCAD Unit Enter Article DATE HERE CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former Harrison County Sheriff's Deputy who in August was found guilty on 18 state charges related to falsifying documents has now been found guilty on federal drug charges for ...
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NOV
11

Taking Firearms From Domestic Violence Suspects Is Challenging, Officials Say

Sheriff Matthew Wade said the boxes held just some of the 921 guns stored by deputies in the Sheriff's Office's three evidence lockers. November 11, 2019 ANNISTON, Ala. — Dozens of white boxes sat stacked atop shelves and propped against walls on a recent Wednesday in a small room in the back of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. Some of the smal...
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AUG
10

Crown seeking house arrest for Lindsay officer who stole drug evidence

Burke pleaded guilty in May to stealing drugs from police evidence locker after becoming addicted to opioids. AUGUST 9, 2019 Sentencing submissions wrapped up Friday in the case of a City of Kawartha Lakes police officer, who admitted he stole drugs from the police evidence locker in 2017, but it will still be at least several weeks before a senten...
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JUL
06

Ex-Mountie sentenced for cocaine theft, trafficking

The cocaine was part of a 200-kilogram shipment police had seized from a ship that had arrived at the city's historic port. Enter Article DATE HERE HALIFAX — A judge sentenced a former high-ranking RCMP officer to 10 years in prison for stealing and selling $300,000 worth of cocaine Thursday, saying the egregious breach of trust compromised th...
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JUN
02

State Police probe alleged theft of gun parts from evidence

It is at least the second time since 2013 that State Police have conducted an internal investigation of allegations that its members were stealing items from evidence lockers. June 1, 2019 CATSKILL — An internal State Police investigation is probing allegations that a longtime investigator assigned to the Catskill barracks has for years been removi...
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FEB
08

Ex-police tech admits stealing drugs from evidence locker, affecting dozens of cases

It was the second instance of drug thefts at the Billings locker in roughly three years. February 1, 2019 Rawlyn Michelle Strizich pleaded guilty to tampering with public records or information in Yellowstone County District Court on Friday. Under a plea deal, prosecutors will recommend a six-year deferred imposition of sentence and will automatica...
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JUL
20

Former Upstate NY undersheriff sentenced for stealing guns from evidence locker

He admitted stealing the guns while he was undersheriff of the Otsego County Sheriff's Office from 1995 to 2005, federal prosecutors said. July 20, 2017 BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- A former Otsego County undersheriff has been sentenced to probation for stealing 73 firearms from his department's evidence locker. Arnold B. Carroll, 75, pleaded guilty in Febr...
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MAR
01

Lawrence police officer placed on leave


Regardless, police policy requires officers to deposit items they seize into evidence lockers at headquarters. March 1, 2017 LAWRENCE -- An 18-year veteran of the police force has been put on paid leave while the department investigates an allegation that he seized a legally registered handgun during a traffic stop last month and took the weapon ho...
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