Missing evidence at drug depository spurs BPD probe

Boston Herald and Herald Media, bostonherald.comBYLINE: O’Ryan Johnson, to ArticleBoston, MAAn internal police investigation was launched into how evidence has gone missing from the Boston P...

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Sheriff's Office evidence could be tainted

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Chad Smith, Staff writerLink to ArticleAlachua County, FLEvidence from a 2010 drug bust at the Alachua County Sheriff's Office. gainesville.comCharles Allen Smith, the former eviden...

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Sergeant's suit charges Bergen County police with misconduct

The Record, North Jersey Media Group Inc., northjersey.comBYLINE: JAMES QUIRK STAFF WRITER, The Record, to ArticleBergen County, NJA sergeant with the Bergen County Police Department has filed a $3 m...

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Probe into drug-money theft in Surprise grows cold

AzCentral.com, azcentral.comBYLINE: D.S. Woodfill Link to ArticleSurprise, AZSurprise police will continue internal investigationA criminal investigation into the theft of $33,000 in drug money from the Surprise Police Depart...

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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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Jurors blamed for missing evidence

San Antonio Express-News, mySA, mysanantonio.comBYLINE: Craig Kapitan, Antonio, TXAfter sending a man to prison last Friday for burning a young boy, two jurors tried to leave the courthouse with e...

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TBI Arrests Former McMinn County Sheriff's Deputy

Chattanoogan.com, chattanoogan.comLink to ArticleMcMinn County, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested a former McMinn County Sheriff’s Office deputy for one count of official oppression after he was indicted ...

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Former Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Sheriff's Evidence

Gray Television, Inc., KKTV 11 News, kktv.comBYLINE: Associated Press, KKTV / APLink to ArticlePueblo County, COTara Adame Admits To Taking MoneyGuilty. That is the plea entered in by a former Sheriff’s Office employee who wa...

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Fired ex-Bunnell cop denies drug charges

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The Daytona Beach News-Journal, news-journalonline.com/BYLINE: FRANK FERNANDEZ, Staff writer, to ArticleBunnell, FLBUNNELL -- Former Bunnell police Lt. John Murray denied he took some marijua...

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Cash, cocaine disappear from Nanaimo RCMP investigation

The Victoria Times Colonist, Postmedia Network Inc., The Province, theprovince.comBYLINE: Katie Derosa, Times Colonist, to ArticleNanaimo, BCNanaimo RCMP say evidence from a drug investigation — ...

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Boynton Beach police evidence hard to find in tight space

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The Palm Beach Post, palmbeachpost.comBYLINE: Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post Staff WriterLink to ArticleBoynton Beach, FLEvidence Detective Daniel Cline looks for an item inside the evidence room at the Boynton Beach Police...

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I-Team: Evidence missing from Woonsocket PD

NBC 10 WJAR, Turn to 10.com, turnto10.comBYLINE: Jim TaricaniWoonsocket, RIEvidence in a criminal case involving the Woonsocket Police Department is missing, the NBC 10 I-Team reported Thursday.The I-Team found out that two y...

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Lyons: Police evidence room report raises questions

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, heraldtribune.comBYLINE: Tom LyonsLink to ArticleSarasota, FLA local attorney called last week to say he had a newsworthy report in hand, but didn't want to say where he got it, and wanted to rema...

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Chief: Drug testing key to stopping rogue cops

The Boston Hearld, bostonherald.comBYLINE: Matt Stout - to ArticleAttleboro, MAThe police chief hunting for the “rogue cop” who swiped drugs from Attleboro Police Department’s evidence room ...

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Cleaning up the missing evidence mess

citizen-times.comAsheville, NCThe audit of the Asheville Police Department evidence room shows what everyone had feared: A lot of evidence is missing, especially drugs. There is no substitute for thorough, strict safeguards t...

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Investigation into drug theft allegations will go north to Clearwater

Kamloops Daily News, kamloopsnews.caBYLINE: Jason Hewlett, Daily News Staff ReporterLink to ArticleMerritt, BCStaff Sgt. Stuart Seib CFJC-TVRCMP will investigate Staff Sgt. Stuart Seib’s time as head of the Clearwater detachm...

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Albany officer suspended in fireworks’ probe

Hearst Communications Inc., Times Union, timesunion.comBYLINE: Brendan J. LyonsLink to ArticleAlbany, NYALBANY — An Albany police officer was suspended Monday as department officials investigate allegations he took fireworks ...

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Former FBI agent gets prison term for lying about missing money

Peoria Journal Star, pjstar.comBYLINE: ANDY KRAVETZ () of the Journal StarLink to ArticlePeoria, ILPEORIA — A former FBI agent was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for lying to his superiors about...

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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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2 investigations involving Surprise police drag on

The Arizona Republic, azcentral.comBYLINE: D.S. Woodfill, The Arizona RepublicLink to ArticleSurprise, AZTwo internal investigations in the Surprise Police Department have gone into a second year having no clear end in sight....

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The murder that might never be solved:

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DETROIT FREE PRESS, freep.comBYLINE: TRESA BALDAS, DETROIT FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER Link to ArticleDetroit, MIEvidence destroyed in unsolved '72 slayingMerry Wilson, 50, of Detroit holds a photo of her sister Laura Wilson, 16,...

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Asheville police audit room inventory completed

www.citizen-times.com, citizen-times.comBYLINE: Romando DixsonLink to ArticleAsheville, NCDistrict attorney to get report soonASHEVILLE — Blueline Systems & Services exhausted nearly all money budgeted for an audit of the Pol...

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SBI investigates missing evidence

The Robesonian, robesonian.comBYLINE: Matt ElofsonLink to ArticleRed Springs, NCRED SPRINGS - The State Bureau of Investigation is trying to determine how evidence in two separate cases disappeared from the Red Springs Police...

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Investigation continues into theft of $1,000 from police station

The Conway Daily Sun, conwaydailysun.comBYLINE: Erik EiseleLink to ArticleConway, NHCONWAY — New details emerged this week about the theft inside the police department that occurred this past spring, but still no suspects hav...

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Sheriff disputes challenger's charge of stolen drug evidence

Times Union, timesunion.comBYLINE: BOB GARDINIER Staff writerLink to ArticleRensselaer County, NYCandidate Gary Gordon cites "disturbing" case of missing drug evidenceTROY -- A candidate for sheriff is calling for a further i...

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Trial of former Clallam County sheriff's evidence technician begins

Horvitz Newspapers, Peninsula Daily News,peninsuladailynews.comBYLINE: Arwyn RiceLink to ArticleClallam County, WAStaci Allison, left, sits in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday. -- Photo by Chris Tucker/Peninsula Daily...

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State judge orders former Calcasieu sheriff's deputy to pay restitution in theft case

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, The Republic, therepublic.comLink to ArticleCalcasieu Parish, LALAKE CHARLES, La. — State Judge Wilford Carter has ordered a former Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputy to pay restitution after he pleaded g...

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Oregon Justice Department finds missing evidence thought lost from notorious triple murder in Polk County

The Oregonian, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Jeff Manning, The OregonianLink to ArticlePolk County, ORPhilip Scott Cannon, left, walks arm in arm with his son, Mathias, 20, after being released from the Polk County Jail, Dallas, Ore....

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Gang leader wants case tossed because Denver police destroyed cocaine evidence

The Denver Post, denverpost.comBYLINE: Felisa Cardona The Denver PostLink to ArticleDenver, COBrian Hicks, from a February file photo. (John Prieto, The Denver Post)Four kilograms of cocaine were mistakenly destroyed by a Den...

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Uncertainty remains about Horry County police evidence

BYLINE: By Brad Dickerson - to ArticleHorry County, SCIn light of an anonymous letter accusing Horry County police officers of, among other things, stealing drugs and money from the department’s ...

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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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Cash Missing From Pueblo Sheriff Evidence Room

ABC7 NEWS, TheDenverChannel.com, thedenverchannel.comLink to ArticlePueblo County, COTara Adame, the former head of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office evidence and property section, resigned amid an investigation into missing...

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Cash Missing From Pueblo Sheriff Evidence Room

ABC7 NEWS, TheDenverChannel.com, thedenverchannel.comLink to ArticlePueblo County, COTara Adame, the former head of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office evidence and property section, resigned amid an investigation into missing...

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Peoria-based FBI agent pleads guilty to lying about missing cash

Journal Star, pjstar.comBYLINE: ANDY KRAVETZ () of the Journal StarLink to ArticlePeoria, ILA Peoria-based FBI special agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying about the whereabouts of more than $43,000 seiz...

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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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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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Former Van Zandt County deputy charged with tampering with evidence

WorldNow and KYTX, 19HD KYTX, www.cbs19.tvStory courtesy of the Tyler Morning TelegraphBy KENNETH DEAN, Staff WriterLink to ArticleVan Zandt County, TXMissing evidence inside a locker at the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office ...

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Messy LI Crime Lab Fallout Now Includes Missing Marijuana

Gothamist LLC, gothamist, gothamist.comBYLINE: Christopher Robbins, Link to ArticleLong Island, NYAPMarijuana bound for a Pennsylvania crime lab to be tested in a Long Island drug case mysteriously disappea...

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Greenville Police investigate missing evidence

ClarionLedger.comBYLINE: The Associated PressGreenville, MSGREENVILLE, MISS. — Greenville Police Chief Freddie Cannon says an investigation is under way into the discovery that an undetermined amount of money was taken from a...

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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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Investigator Can't Determine What Happened To Missing Drugs

WTOV9.comLink to ArticleOne VideoMarshall County, WVMARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. -- After the prescription drug fentanyl went missing from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office in January, deputies started an investigation, looking ...

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Salisbury Police employee placed on leave

Post Publishing Company, Inc., salisburypost.comtrongSalisbury, NCSALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has placed its evidence and property custodian on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate “cash accoun...

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Matawan man, 47, charged with stealing cocaine

Asbury Park Press (New Jersey)SECTION: NJNEWSBYLINE: Joshua Burd | Staff Writer, Park, NJA township police officer has been charged with stealing cocaine from the department's evidence room while ...

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NOPD evidence room is short $3,440 in cash, audit finds

The Times-Picayune, nola.comBYLINE: Times-Picayune Staff Link to ArticleNew Orleans, LANew Orleans police are investigating the disappearance of $3,440 in cash held at the NOPD's Central Evidence and Property Room, which was ...

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New Details: Euclid Police memo mysteriously appears after being told it didn't exist

WorldNow and WOIO, a Raycom Media Station, woio.com, 19 Action NewsLink to ArticleEuclid, OH EUCLID, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has uncovered new documents in the investigation inside the Euclid Police Department.The latest i...

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Files: Ex-chief upset, angry over arrest

Orlando Sentinel (Florida), LOCAL & BUSINESS; FLORIDA; Windermere scandal; Pg. B1BYLINE: Henry Pierson Curtis, staff writerWindermere, FLFormer Windermere police Chief Daniel Saylor reacted with dismay and anger at his arrest...

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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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We need independent agency to guard evidence

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina), SECTION: OPINIONBYLINE: By, Bruce Clyne, AshevilleBuncombe County, NCThe citizens of Buncombe County are sick and tired of "evidence room" debacles that let criminals go back on t...

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