Former Carter County, Mo., deputy charged with stolen property, burglary

Daily American Republic, Southeast Missourian, semissourian.comBYLINE: Michelle Friedrich ~ Daily American RepublicLink to ArticleCarter County, MOVAN BUREN, Mo. -- The former chief deputy of Carter County has been charged wi...

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FDLE: Guns and drugs missing from Windermere Police Department

Orlando Sentinel, orlandosentinel.comBYLINE: Henry Pierson Curtis, Orlando SentinelWindermere, FLPhoto of the Windermere evidence room. Windermere Police Department, Windermere Police Department / March 22, 2011Evidence locke...

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Accused Former Whitley County Sheriff May Face More Charges

LEX18.com, lex18.comLink to ArticleLink to VideoWhitley County, KYThere's already been a lot of speculation that the former Whitley County sheriff had something to do with missing guns from the department. After a lengthy inv...

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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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Redmond Shocker: Police Lieutenant Arrested

KTVZ.COM News Sources, ktvz.comBYLINE: KTVZ.COM News SourcesLink to ArticleOne VideoRedmond, ORLarry Prince Accused of Selling Guns From Armory, Taking FundsREDMOND, Ore. -- Since Dec. 30 Redmond Police Lt. Larry Wayne Prince...

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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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Police gun storage got sloppy, shotgun missing and backlog in firearms due to be destroyed: Liu

NYDailyNews.comBY Mike Mclaughlin, DAILY NEWS WRITERLink to ArticleBrooklyn, NYJohn Liu, city comptroller, said an audit by hisoffice revealed lax gun storage policy. Acker/BloombergA city audit has uncovered problems at the ...

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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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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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Excise officer fired;

The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Jeff Wiehe | The Journal Gazette | Wayne INBishopnamed in evidence-room theftsFORT WAYNE – An Indiana State Excise Police officer was locked up and lost his ...

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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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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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St. Petersburg police hunt for missing guns — inside own department

St. Petersburg Times, tampabay.comBYLINE: Jamal Thalji, Times Staff WriterLink to ArticleSt. Petersburg, FLST. PETERSBURG — Law enforcement has the power to seize a lot of useful stuff from the bad guys: cash, cars and especi...

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Vidalia police chief faces federal indictment in gun probe

Daily Town Talk (Alexandria, Louisiana)BYLINE: Town Talk staffVidalia, LAThe chief of police in Vidalia is facing a federal indictment for allegedly making false statements to federal authorities.Ronald G. "Tapper" Hendricks ...

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Lemhi Co. prosecutor wants AG investigation

Idaho Falls Post Register (Idaho), THE WEST; Pg. B1BYLINE: By LAURA ZUCKERMANNovember 2, 2010 Lemhi Co. prosecutor wants AG investigationLemhi County, IDSALMON - Lemhi County Prosecutor Bruce Withers on Monday asked the Idaho...

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PG officer indicted for stealing, selling guns

Capital Gazette Communications, Inc., HometownAnnapolis.comBYLINE: JOE AIELLO, Staff Writer, Capital Gazette CommunicationsLink to ArticlePrince George County, MDOne gun used in shooting of fellow officerA Prince George’s Cou...

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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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Investigators release findings into missing Lemhi Co. guns

Idaho Falls Post Register (Idaho), A SECTION; Pg. A1BYLINE: By LAURA ZUCKERMANLemhi County, IDSALMON - Before he quit in August, a Lemhi County deputy told investigators he took home guns that were meant to be placed in the c...

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Death in the evidence room

Virgin Islands Daily News, virginislandsdailynews.comBYLINE: DANIEL SHEA, Daily News StaffLink to ArticleSt. Croix, Virgin IslandsST. CROIX — Everything that happens in the V.I. Police Department’s new state-of-the-art eviden...

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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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Audit reveals almost 200 police firearms can't be accounted for

The Herald Sun, heraldsun.com.auBYLINE: Mark Buttler, Herald SunLink to ArticleMelbourne, AustraliaALMOST 200 shotguns, semi-automatics and revolvers held by Victoria Police can't be accounted for, an embarrassing audit has r...

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Long Beach officer charged with stealing weapons

Los Angeles Times, latimes.comBYLINE: Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles TimesLink to ArticleLong Beach, CAThe veteran police officer allegedly stole four guns that had been turned over to the department by a local business, pros...

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Former Cooter police officer accused of stealing from evidence room

KFVS Heartland News, kfvs12.comLink to ArticleBYLINE: Christy HendricksCooter, MOZack Martin (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Dept.)COOTER, MO (KFVS) - A former Cooter police officer faces a stealing charge after police say he...

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Texas lawman charged with stealing evidence guns

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALHouston, TXA former Houston-area police officer has been charged with federal firearms violations after he allegedly kept weapons illegally that had been confiscated ...

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Sheriffs Office Former deputy indicted for theft;

The Clay County Leader (Henrietta, Texas)BYLINE: Matt Kelton Clay County LeaderClay County, TXHamberger accused of taking firearm from evidence roomScott Alan Hamberger, a former deputy with the Sheriff's office, has been ind...

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State considers whether Musselshell County sheriff misused property

The Billings Gazette - Billings, MT - billingsgazette.comLink to ArticleBYLINE: KAHRIN DEINES Of The Gazette StaffMusselshell County, MTMusselshell County Sheriff Woody Weitzeil, shown in July 2009, is accused of misusing pro...

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City police make big dent in messy pile of evidence,

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri), FIRST EDITIONBYLINE: BY CHRISTINE BYERS . Louis, MOfound items Massive organizing effort began after audits found $22,000 was stolen and $33,000 could not be locat...

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State Police: Heights police probe to take longer

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan), A; Pg. 3BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERSMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- The State Police investigation of the Muskegon Heights Police Department is a "significant" case that's already require...

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ATF offers reward for guns stolen from Harvey police range

chicagobreakingnews.comBYLINE: Kristen Schorsch and William LeeLink to ArticleChicago, ILThe federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering up to $5,000 for information that helps police recover the r...

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Adams County Sheriff: Guns missing from the department

NEWSLINE 9, waow.comLink to ArticleAdams County, WIADAMS COUNTY (WAOW)--Sheriff Darrell Renner confirms that guns are missing from the Adams County Sheriff's Department.Renner declined to elaborate on how many guns were taken...

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Evidence room holds key to illegal activity

St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota), SECTION: WISCONSINBYLINE: PEDRO OLIVEIRA JR. The Janesville GazetteWalworth County, WIELKHORN, Wis. Detective David Fladten is Walworth County's evidence guardian.His well-protected and car...

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State Police investigating Heights police dept.

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan), A; Pg. 1BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERS AND JOHN S. HAUSMANMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- The Muskegon Heights Police Department has not properly secured evidence from hundreds of cases in ...

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Most weapons stolen from Harvey shooting range recovered

ChicagoTribune.comBYLINE: Kristen Schorsch and Matthew Walberg, Tribune reportersLink to ArticleHarvey, ILThieves tried to bury guns in wooded area, officials sayMost of the weapons stolen from a Harvey shooting range were re...

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Medford evidence mystery lingers

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina), Main Edition, NEWS; Pg. B1BYLINE: JOHN BOYLEBuncombe County, NCPersistent, pesky readers are some of my favorites.Sure, they sometimes drive me nuts, but they also keep me on my t...

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Former chief to be sentenced for drug abuse

The Burlington Free Press (Vermont), SECTION: VERMONT; Pg. A05BYLINE: By, Sam Hemingway, Free Press Staff WriterVergennes, VTMIDDLEBURY - Former Police Chief Michael G. Lowe, facing 18 months to four years in jail on a series...

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TBI: Former policeman stole weapons, sold them

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee)BYLINE: Nicole YoungNashville, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a former Gainesboro police officer Monday on charges of theft and official misconduct.Investigators said tha...

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TBI Arrests Two in Jackson County on Separate Cases

Targeted News ServiceNashville, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued the following news release:The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested two people on unrelated charges after they were each indicted by t...

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Man gets 36 years for stealing guns from police warehouse

Howard County Times, www.explorehoward.comBYLINE: Kellie Woodhouse, to ArticleBaltimore City, MDJudge: 'You set in motion a chain reaction that worries me'Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy ...

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Confiscated guns get melted down

The Herald Palladium, heraldpalladium.comBYLINE: SCOTT AIKEN - H-P Staff Writer, , MIContributed photo Berrien County sheriff's Deputy Jason Haskins shows some of the firearms currently held by the dep...

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County, city spar over seized guns


The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Holly Abrams, The Journal Gazette, Wayne, INSheriff says parts salable; chief favors total destructionFort Wayne officials are still undecided on what to do wi...

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Officers stole handguns, officials say

Patriot News (Harrisburg, PA), FINAL EDITION, LOCAL/STATE; Pg. A03BYLINE: Of the Patriot-News MATTHEW KEMENYHarrisburg, PAAs a patrol sergeant working his way through the Harrisburg police force in the early 1990s, Chief Pier...

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Two Harrisburg police officers accused of stealing guns from evidence room

The Patriot-News, PennLive LLC, pennlive.comBYLINE: MATTHEW KEMENY, The Patriot-NewsLink to ArticleHarrisburg, PAA veteran Harrisburg police officer and a retired city cop are accused of stealing firearms from the department'...

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