Billings Police employee charged with stealing drugs from evidence locker

Billings Gazette, billingsgazette.comBYLINE: ASHLEY NERBOVIG, , MTCoby James Lewis, 25, pleaded not guilty Friday to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor theft. Ga...

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Former police employee pleads guilty in thefts

The Daily Times, daily-times.comBYLINE: Steve Garrison, , NM>(Photo: Courtesy of San Juan County Adult Detention Center)FARMINGTON — Ashley Goodvoyce, the 28-year-old former Farmington poli...

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Former Ansonia police officer to be tried in New London for evidence tampering, theft

The Day, theday.comBYLINE: Karen Florin, , CTThe case of a former Ansonia police officer charged with stealing and tampering with narcotics evidence has been transferred to the New London Judicial Di...

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New revelations about ME drug lab failures

The News Journal, delawareonline.comBYLINE: Sean O’Sullivan, The News JournalWilmington, DEDelaware State Police Sgt. Paul Shavack shows evidence envelopes and tape used to assure chain of custody for samples used as evidence...

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Ex-Asheville evidence room manager gets 10 months

The Associated Press, The Daily Reflector, reflector.comBYLINE: The Associated PressAsheville, NCASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former manager at the Asheville police evidence room has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for taki...

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Affidavit: WBR deputy had affairs with informants, stole seized property

Capital City Press LLC, The Advocate, theadvocate.comBYLINE: Terry L. Jones, Baton Rouge Parish, LAInformant reports administering drugsMaj. Jerome Fontenot with the WBR Sherriff's Department PORT A...

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DA: 'Dozens of items are being looked at' after audit

WKBT News8000, news8000.comLa Crosse, WILa Crosse Police Dept. audit ongoing due to actions of Brian ThomsonLA CROSSE, WI - La Crosse County District Attorney Tim Gruenke says dozens of items are being looked at and some may ...

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Court date reset for former Jennings police chief

American Press, americanpress.comBYLINE: Doris Maricle / American PressJennings, LAJohnny LassiterJENNINGS — A former Jennings police chief accused of taking items from the department’s evidence room while serving as evidence...

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Former Stillwater Police officer enters drug rehab facility

Stillwater NewsPress, stwnewspress.comBYLINE: Megan Sando Stillwater NewsPressStillwater, OKSTILLWATER, Okla. — A former Stillwater Police sergeant is in rehab at a Colorado drug treatment facility after being accused of stea...

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Inmate left alone at East Kingston police station stole heroin,

Union Leader, unionleader.comBYLINE: Jason Schreiber, Union Leader CorrespondentEast Kingston, NHbroke into locker containing gun, drove police cruiser say officialsJarred Brisbois is suspected of breaking into the police dep...

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Corrupt SLOPD narc officer pleads guilty to extortion

New Times, newtimesslo.comBYLINE: MATT FOUNTAINSan Luis Obispo, CAA San Luis Obispo police department detective caught pilfering the station's evidence locker, not reporting confidential informants, and who inspired a Distric...

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Drug Task Force Audit Finds Cash, Evidence Missing

GREENEVILLE PUBLISHING COMPANY, The Greeneville Sun, greenevillesun.comBYLINE: KEN LITTLE STAFF WRITERLink to ArticleGreeneville, TNDist. Attorney Bell Says His Office Had To Dismiss 3 Felony Drug CasesAn audit of the Third J...

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Union: Drugs missing from Southampton Police Department

Newsday, newsday.comBYLINE: DAVID M. SCHWARTZ, , NYSouthampton Town Police Department in Hampton Bays. (May 17, 2012) Photo credit: Randee DaddonaCrack, marijuana, prescription painkillers...

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Former Hawkins deputy sentenced on theft charges

WorldNow and WATE, wate.comBYLINE: The Associated PressLink to ArticleHawkins County, TN ROGERSVILLE (AP) - A judge has sentenced a former Hawkins County sheriff's deputy to 10 years in prison on 75 theft-related charges.The ...

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Former Hawkins detective begins 10-year sentence

The Kingsport Times-News, timesnews.netBYLINE: Jeff BoboLink to ArticleHawkins County, TNBRAD DEPEWROGERSVILLE — Former narcotic detective Brad Depew spent his first night in jail Friday since pleading guilty on July 30 to 75...

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Woman pleads guilty in evidence room case

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, bdtonline.comBYLINE: Wendy Holdren For the Daily TelegraphLink to ArticleBeckley, WVBLUEFIELD — Gabriella Brown pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Judge David Faber to obtaining a quantity ...

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Former Montco cop jailed for using informants to buy drugs

The Mercury, pottsmerc.comBYLINE: Carl Hessler Jr., to ArticleHatboro, PANORRISTOWN – A former Hatboro detective is headed to jail, finding himself on the other end of the law for stealing cash and ...

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Probe into theft of 1,400 Oxycodone pills from Palm Beach County Clerk’s evidence room ends with no arrests

The Palm Beach Post, palmbeachpost.comBYLINE: Daphne Duret, Palm Beach Post Staff WriterLink to ArticlePalm Beach County, FLProsecutors have closed an investigation into the theft of pain pills from the Palm Beach County Cler...

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Junkie NYPD officer Nicholas Mina pleads guilty to stealing guns from station, selling them to dealer

NY Daily News, nydailynews.comBYLINE: Janon Fisher / NEW YORK DAILY NEWSLink to ArticleEast Village, NYMina was so deep in debt to his drug dealer that he stole 4 loaded weapons and a bulletproof vest to support habitHe's tra...

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Berwick officer charged in drug evidence thefts

The Citizens' Voice, citizensvoice.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleBerwick, PAA former Berwick police officer regularly raided the department's evidence room to feed a heroin addiction, swiping hypodermic needles and hundreds of pa...

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Ex-Hatboro officer pleads guilty to stealing evidence

Philly.com, philly.comBYLINE: Bonnie L. Cook, INQUIRER STAFF WRITERLink to ArticleHatboro, PAA former detective sergeant in the Hatboro Police Department on Tuesday pleaded guilty to stealing firearms, cash, and narcotics fro...

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CARLSBAD: Ex-police officer gets probation for heroin theft

North County Times, nctimes.comBYLINE: TERI FIGUEROA, to ArticleCarlsbad, CADefendant Michael Koch, center, stands with his attorney, Raymond Gomez, at his sentencing at the Vista courthouse Wednesda...

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Officer quits over allegations

Postmedia Network Inc., The Vancouver Sun, vancouversun.comBYLINE: Kamloops, Daily NewsLink to ArticleMerritt, BCMerritt RCMP Staff Sgt. Stuart Seib has resigned after allegations he stole cocaine from a police evidence locke...

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Ex Hatboro cop surrenders on charges of abusing his position to get drugs


Calkins Media, Inc., phillyburbs.comBYLINE: Matt Coughlin Staff Writer, to ArticleHatboro, PABecker prelim: Former Hatboro policeman, John Becker, 42,(center) is led out of District Court in Hatb...

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Former Florence investigator faces drug charges


Media General Communications Holdings, LLC., SC NOW, scnow.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleOne VideoFlorence County, SCSheriff’s department investigates one of its own for stealing drugs from evidenceAdam Moore Credit: FLORENCE COU...

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'I turn into an animal,' says ex-Utah deputy facing DUI and possession charges

The Deseret News, deseretnews.comBYLINE: Geoff Liesik, Deseret News, to ArticleEmery County, UTFormer Emery County sheriff's deputy Clayton Bell was arrested Oct. 16, 2011. Investigators say Bell admit...

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Woodward former police detective charged with evidence theft

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The Oklahoman, NewsOK.com, newsok.comBYLINE: RANDY ELLIS to ArticleWoodward, OKMichael Albert Morton, Christine England-Morton - Photos providedWOODWARD — A former police detective was accused Thursday o...

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Wolfeboro police officer convicted of drug theft

NewHampshireLakesAndMountains.com, newhampshirelakesandmountains.comBYLINE: Elissa PaquetteLink to ArticleWolfeboro, NHROGER MARTEL in the booking photo from the Carroll County Jail, taken Jan. 5, as he was booked to serve hi...

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Piscataway Police Officer Admits Drug Theft

WWW.NJTODAY.NET, njtoday.netBYLINE: Link to ArticlePiscataway, NJNEW BRUNSWICK — A Piscataway police officer today admitted stealing an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the department’s evidence officer, Middle...

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Haledon Police Chief Mercuro back at work after charges dismissed

The Gazette (Hawthorne Edition), North Jersey Media Group, NorthJersey.comBYLINE: JUSTIN ZAREMBA STAFF WRITERLink to ArticleHaledon, NJSuperior Court judge dismisses administrative charges against the chiefHaledon Police Chie...

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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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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 deputy to serve 5 years in tampering case

Capital City Press LLC, The Advocate, theadvocate.comBYLINE: C.J. FUTCH, River Parishes bureauLink to ArticleAssumption Parish, LANAPOLEONVILLE - A former Assumption Parish sheriff’s lieutenant will serve five years in prison...

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Former Yuma police officer charged

Yuma Sun, yumasun.comBYLINE: JAMES GILBERT, SUN STAFF WRITER, , AZA former Yuma police officer remains behind bars, charged for allegedly stealing nearly $11,000 in cash from evidence storage to suppor...

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Ex-SF criminalist Deborah Jean Madden gets rehab, not jail

The Esaminer, sfexaminer.comBYLINE: Mike Aldax, Examiner Staff Writer, to ArticleSan Francisco, CADeborah Jean Madden, the ex-San Francisco criminalist who admitted to skimming cocaine from The City’...

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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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Piscataway Cop Accused Of Stealing Cocaine

CMD Media LLC, njtoday.netLink to ArticlePiscataway, NJPISCATAWAY — A township police officer has been arrested and charged with taking an undetermined amount of cocaine while working as the department’s evidence officer, Mid...

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Former Muscatine police officer pleads guilty to drug and theft charges

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, The Republic (Columbus, IN), therepublic.comMuscatine, IAMUSCATINE, Iowa — A former police officer in Muscatine has pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and second-degree theft.Forty-eight-year old Scott...

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Former evidence technician for Davie sheriff's office sentenced on drug-distribution charge

Winston-Salem Journal, journalnow.comBYLINE: MICHAEL HEWLETT | Winston-Salem Journal, to ArticleDavie County, NCMALINDA YORK Credit: YorkA former evidence technician for the Davie County Sheriff's O...

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Hawkins sheriff's deputy arrested on theft charges

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALHawkins County, TNThe Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Hawkins County sheriff's deputy on theft and related charges.The TBI said in a news release Thu...

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Seized drugs reported stolen from evidence at medical examiner’s office

The Daily Hearld, heraldnet.comBYLINE: Diana Hefley, Herald WriterLink to ArticleSnohomish County, WAEnvelope an investigator handled missing evidence seized in probesEVERETT -- A master investigator with the Snohomish County...

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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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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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Woodward ex-police officer investigated in meth evidence theft

NewsOK, Powered by The Oklahoman, newsok.comBY RANDY ELLIS Oklahoman Link to ArticleWoodward, OKA former Woodward police officer is under investigation by the OSBI for his admitted theft of methamphetamine from a police depar...

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Ex-investigator pleads guilty to taking pills held as evidence

The Athens Banner-Herald, OnlineAthens, onlineathens.comBYLINE: ERIN FRANCE - to ArticleMadison County, GAELBERTON - A former Madison County Sheriff's Office investigator pleaded guilty to tak...

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Former Assumption deputy indicted on hundreds of charges

HoumaToday.comBYLINE: Raymond Legendre, Staff WriterLink to ArticleAssumption, LATHIBODAUX -- A former Assumption deputy was indicted by a grand jury today on hundreds of charges stemming from allegations he used drugs collec...

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Former Officer Sentenced After Stealing Drugs

Link to ArticleOne VideoPleasant Hill, IADan Edwards Will Avoid Prison TimeDES MOINES, Iowa -- A former Pleasant Hill police officer appeared in court Friday morning for sentencing on three charges.Dan Edwards was charged wit...

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The myth of CSI;

The Boston Globe, EDITORIAL OPINION; Opinion; Pg. 15BYLINE: Douglas StarrBoston, MAIn reality, many forensic science labs are corrupt or incompetentTHE CONTROVERSY about whether the state's chief medical examiner falsified hi...

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Former Pleasant Hill police officer pleads guilty to drug, burglary charges

Des Moines RegisterBYLINE: REGISTER STAFF REPORTPleasant Hill, IAA former Pleasant Hill police officer who stole methamphetamine from an evidence room and crashed his squad car pleaded guilty Thursday to drug and burglary cha...

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Former deputy’s alleged tampering could affect hundreds of cases

DailyComet.comLink to ArticleBYLINE: Raymond Legendre, Staff WriterAssumption Parish, LATHIBODAUX — The impact of a former Assumption sheriff’s deputy’s alleged tampering with evidence could be felt on hundreds of drug cases,...

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