Memphis Police Department evidence room audited

Memphis Commercial Appeal, The Commercial Appeal, commercialappeal.comBYLINE: Amos MakiLink to ArticleMemphis,TNThe Memphis Police Department's property and evidence room functions at a "satisfactory" level, auditors said, bu...

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Police swap seized guns for new ones

Springfield News-Sun, springfieldnewssun.comBYLINE: Andrew McGinn, Staff Writer, to ArticleSpringfield & Clark County, OHA ‘right decision based on the economy.’ Other departments say confiscated ...

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Charges provide details to Hardin jail burglary


BYLINE: Jon Musgrave, Daily Register/Daily JournalLink to ArticleHardin County, ILHardin County Sheriff's Department Jon MusgraveELIZABETHTOWN —Three prisoners in the Hardin County Jail broke into one of the sheriff departmen...

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Walker County Sheriff's Office employee charged in gun thefts

Chattanooga Times Free Press, timesfreepress.comBYLINE: Staff ReportLink to ArticleWalker County, GAA Walker County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested and charged with 11 counts of felony theft Thursday after a GBI invest...

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Walker County sheriff’s employee faces 11 felonies for stealing guns

CatWalkChatt, walkermessenger.comBYLINE: Matt LedgerWalker County, GAThomas Scott DavisA civilian employee of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office is facing arrest following a GBI investigation that began Monday.An arrest warra...

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UPDATE: Airport police chief resigns, arrested


Freedom Communications, News Herald, newsherald.comBYLINE: CHRIS SEGAL / News Herald WriterLink to ArticleBay County, FLTony WalkerFormer deputy faces gun theft chargesWEST BAY — The former airport police chief was arrested a...

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Ex-Local Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Taking Pistols From Evidence Room

BYLINE: Paul J. GatelyLink to ArticleWaco, TXRob Williams (Jail photo)WACO (April 20, 2012) -- Former Texas State Technical College police Chief Robert Ashley "Rob" Williams pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of abuse of offic...

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Former Carter County sheriff pleads guilty to federal gun charges

Southeast Missourian, semissourian.comBYLINE: Michelle Friedrich ~ Daily American RepublicLink to ArticleCarter County, MOTommy AdamsFormer Carter County, Mo., Sheriff Tommy Adams pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to ill...

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Missing evidence results in plea deal in Tulsa double murder

World Publishing Co., Tulsa World, tulsaworld.comBYLINE: Staff ReportsLink to ArticleTulsa, OKPhillip Anthony Summers A Tulsa man who previously was sentenced to die in a double-murder case pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduc...

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West Mifflin ex-police chief to be sentenced for federal crimes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Jan Ackerman / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleMifflin, PAWest Mifflin's former police chief is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for drug convictions and obstru...

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Fort Wayne police keep eye on evidence in move

The Associated Press, The Journal Gazette, Cox Media Group, ktvu.comBYLINE: DOMINIC ADAMS Link to ArticleFort Wayne, INFORT WAYNE, Ind. — Capt. Shane Lee's task is to make sure the Fort Wayne Police Department's move from its...

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Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty to Misconduct, Sentenced to Probation

The Patch.org Foundation, hinsdale.patch.comBYLINE: Joe O'Donnell, to ArticleClarendon Hills, ILNumerous felony counts against Daniel Ryan were dropped in a plea agreement that led to two years' pro...

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Audit: Poulsbo PD need to tighten oversight of evidence locker

Fisher Communications, Inc., KOMO News Network, komonews.comBYLINE: Denise WhitakerLink to ArticleOne VideoPoulsbo, WAPOULSBO, Wash. -- A state audit found Poulsbo Police Department lacked oversight over its own evidence lock...

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Destroyed Gun Could Keep Suspect Off Death Row

WorldNow and KTUL, ktul.comBYLINE: Mike Massey Link to ArticleTulsa, OKA key piece of evidence in a high-profile murder is accidentally destroyed by Tulsa Police.The missing evidence could allow Phillip Summers to avoid the d...

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Update: Former Tarrant police officer, charged with stealing guns, surrenders

The Birmingham News, blog.al.comBYLINE: Jeremy Gray -- The Birmingham NewsLink to ArticleTarrant, ALTARRANT, Alabama -- A former Tarrant police officer who resigned in January after a probe into guns stolen from the departmen...

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Trusted police employee arrested in Gulf Shores

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Alabama Live LLC., blog.al.comBYLINE: Kathy Jumper, Press-Register Link to ArticleGulf Shores, ALGulf Shores police civilian employee Barry Martin was arrested for allegedly stealing from the Police Department's evidence room...

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Four men plead guilty to stealing handguns from Blanding police

The Salt Lake Tribune, sltrib.comBYLINE: Melinda Rogers, The Salt Lake TribuneLink to ArticleBlanding, UTFour men who stole nine handguns from the Blanding Police Department in August have pleaded guilty to their crimes in U....

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Report delays ex-chief's case

NewburyportNews.com, newburyportnews.comBYLINE: Angeljean Chiaramida Staff writerLink to ArticleSalisbury, MAL'Esperance's lawyer requests consultant's 'audit' of evidence roomCHELSEA — The theft case against former Salisbury...

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Officer In Trouble For Trying To Keep Confiscated Gun

NewsChannel 5 WTVF-TV, newschannel5.comBYLINE:Nick Beres, Link to ArticleOne VideoMurfreesboro, TNMURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Murfreesboro police officer faces possible termination after being accused of f...

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P.G. officer being tried in missing-guns case

The Washington Times, washingtontimes.comBYLINE: Andrea NobleLink to ArticlePrince George County, MDDefense blames task-force negligenceA Prince George's County police officer assigned to a state gun seizure task force stole ...

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Former Local Campus Police Chief Arrested On Sealed Indictment

Gray Television, Inc., kwtx.comLink to ArticleWaco, TXRob Williams (Jail photo)The former chief of a local campus police force was arrested on his birthday Friday after he was named in a sealed indictment that accuses him of ...

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Preliminary hearing set for former Caddo police chief

Durant Daily Democrat, durantdemocrat.com is in Durant, OKBYLINE: Link to ArticleCaddo, OKA preliminary hearing has been set for the former Caddo police chief accused of stealing a firearm from the department’s evidence locke...

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Drugs, money missing from LMISD evidence room

The Daily News, galvestondailynews.comBYLINE: Christopher Smith Gonzalez, The Daily NewsLink to ArticleLa Marque, TXLA MARQUE — Drugs, money and possibly firearms all went missing from the School District Police Department’s ...

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Ex-Westmorland Police officers sentenced in theft case

Imperial Valley Press, ivpressonline.comBYLINE: SILVIO J. PANTA Staff WriterLink to ArticleWestmorland, CATwo former Westmorland Police Department officers who were arrested in relation to the theft of firefighting equipment ...

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Police weapons auction violates law

LIN Television Corporation, KRQE, krqe.comReporter: Dean StaleyProducer: Jason Auslander Link to ArticleOne VideoTruth or Consequences, NMUnneeded shotguns, assault rifles sold to publicTRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES (KRQE) - In the s...

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Former police clerk charged with second gun theft

North Kitsap Herald, northkitsapherald.com Link to ArticlePoulsbo, WAAmanda M. Dixon arrives Sept, 28 for arraignment at Superior Court, where she pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of firearms theft. Johnny WalkerPOULSBO ...

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Former police clerk pleads not guilty to gun theft;

pnwlocalnews.comBYLINE: JOHNNY WALKER, North Kitsap Herald CorrespondentLink to ArticlePoulsbo, WApre-trial hearing Nov. 16POULSBO — Former Poulsbo Police Department evidence clerk Amanda M. Dixon pleaded not guilty in Superi...

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Former police clerk pleads not guilty to gun theft;

pnwlocalnews.comBYLINE: JOHNNY WALKER, North Kitsap Herald CorrespondentLink to ArticlePoulsbo, WApre-trial hearing Nov. 16POULSBO — Former Poulsbo Police Department evidence clerk Amanda M. Dixon pleaded not guilty in Superi...

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Asheville police evidence room audit nearing end

CITIZEN-TIMES.COM, citizen-times.comBYLINE: Romando DixsonAsheville, NCCompany has billed city about $130KASHEVILLE — A Police Department evidence room audit has cost the city about $130,000, keeping the project under budget ...

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Asheville police evidence room audit nearing end

CITIZEN-TIMES.COM, citizen-times.comBYLINE: Romando DixsonAsheville, NCCompany has billed city about $130KASHEVILLE — A Police Department evidence room audit has cost the city about $130,000, keeping the project under budget ...

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Authorities recover all guns, some drugs stolen from Blanding Police Department

The Salt Lake Tribune, sltrib.comBYLINE: Janelle Stecklein The Salt Lake TribuneLink to ArticleBlanding, UTBold burglars broke into the Blanding Police Department and stole drugs and guns from the department’s evidence locker...

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Fresno Police seize guns at record-breaking numbers

abc30HD, KFSN-TV Fresno, CA, abclocal.go.comBYLINE: Sontaya RoseLink to ArticleOne VideoFresno, CAFRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno Police have spent the summer seizing a record number of guns. The past three months, police hav...

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Evidence in criminal cases requires extra care

News Herald, newsherald.comBYLINE: CHRIS SEGAL / News Herald WriterLink to ArticleBay County, FLBay County Sheriff's Office Crime Scene Investigator Chris Reynolds takes fingerprints from a piece of paper in Lynn Haven Wednes...

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Audit of PCSO evidence storage examines excessive backlog

San Tan Valley Today, santanvalleytoday.comBYLINE: Chase Kamp Today PublicationsLink to ArticlePinal County, AZPCSO evidence storage facilities have material stacked to the ceiling.With evidence warehouse shelves stacked to t...

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Former Carter County Sheriff to be in court Aug. 12

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Area Wide News, areawidenews.comBYLINE: Linda Greer, Assistant EditorLink to ArticleCarter County, MO Sheriff Tommy Since his arrest in April, many changes have taken place in former Carter County Sheriff Tommy Adams' life.Ad...

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Where's that gun?

Philadelphia Media Network, Inc., philly.comBYLINE: DAVID GAMBACORTA, 215-854-5994Link to ArticleFUBAR files hold notes on missing stuffPhiladelphia, PAThis label in the Police Department's Firearms Ide...

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Former Poulsbo police clerk charged with stealing gun from evidence room

Kitsap Sun, kitsapsun.comBYLINE: Josh FarleyLink to ArticlePoulsbo, WAPOULSBO — A former Poulsbo Police Department clerk has been charged by Kitsap County prosecutors for stealing a gun she was transporting for disposal as pa...

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Audit finds problems with evidence handling at Pinal County Sheriff's Office

ABC15 (KNXV-TV), abc15.comBYLINE: Corey RangelLink to ArticleOne VideoPinal County, AZAn independent audit raises some alarming concerns within the Pinal County Sheriff's Property and Evidence Unit which, according to the rep...

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Ex-lawman sentenced in gun case

The Houston Chronicle, chron.comBYLINE: CINDY HORSWELL, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, to ArticleLiberty County, TXJudge gives him 1-year term on federal chargeA veteran peace officer from Liberty County has ...

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Ex-excise officer sentenced for theft

The Journal Gazette, journalgazette.netBYLINE: Rebecca Green, courts, 260-461-8283, to ArticleWhitley County, INA former Indiana state excise police officer was sentenced to two years in prison after he admi...

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DA Won’t Prosecute Missing-Evidence Case

Albuquerque Journal Online Edition, abqjournal.comBy ABQnews StaffLink to ArticleColfax County, NMFollowing a months-long investigation by New Mexico State Police and the 8th Judicial District Attorney’s Office into the disap...

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Former Police Chief Charged With Stealing Guns

West Virginia Media, wtrf.comBYLINE: Dave EliasMartins Ferry, OHFormer Martins Ferry Police Chief Barry Carpenter is indicted on theft of firearms charges. ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio -- Court documents obtained by WTRF reveal that...

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Former Long Beach Police officer sentenced to one year in jail for embezzlement

Press-Telegram, presstelegram.comBYLINE: Tracy Manzer Staff Writer, , 562-499-1261Link to ArticleLong Beach, CADamian Ramos given credit for time served, on probation for three yearsLOS ANGELES -...

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Assumption deputy pleads guilty to 438 malfeasance, drug charges

DailyComet.com, dailycomet.comBYLINE: Eric Heisig, Staff WriterAssumption, LALouis Lambert DailyComet.comNAPOLEONVILLE — A former Assumption sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty to 438 malfeasance and drug charges Tuesday morning,...

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Cop Stole Guns From Turn-In Program In Clarendon Hills, Police Allege

TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc., HUFFPOST CHICAGO, huffingtonpost.comLink to ArticleClarendon Hills, ILA former police officer is accused of stealing five weapons from a gun turn-in program run by his department.Daniel Ryan of Cl...

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Asheville police evidence audits skimpy, suspect

Citizen-Times, citizen-times.comBYLINE: Joel Burgessand & Jon OstendorffAsheville, NCExpert: Complete inventories neededASHEVILLE — In more than a dozen inspections done before 2011, Asheville police gave their own evidence r...

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Hogan cautions police in email

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: By, Jon OstendorffAsheville, NCOutgoing Police Chief Bill Hogan, in a memo to staff announcing he would retire, cautioned that coming months would be crucial for the departm...

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DA slams APD evidence conduct

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: By, Clarke MorrisonBuncombe County, NCThe Police Department waited five weeks before acknowledging it could not account for more than 100 items taken as evidence, Buncombe C...

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Guns, other evidence missing, sample audit says

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: Joel BurgessAsheville, NCPolice have lost track of at least 27 guns seized as evidence, along with dozens of packages of cash and drugs, according to audit findings released...

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Former CN Security reserve deputy charged

Cherokee Phoenix, cherokeephoenix.orgBYLINE: CHRISTINA GOOD VOICE, Senior ReporterLink to ArticleTahlequah, OKTAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A former reserve deputy with Cherokee Nation security was charged March 22 with possession of st...

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