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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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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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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