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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. Gazette StaffA former Billings Police Department emp...
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FEB
15

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 police evidence technician accused in October 2014 of ...
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OCT
27

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 District to avoid the appearance of a conflict of in...
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OCT
27

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 District to avoid the appearance of a conflict of in...
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SEP
25

Ex-State College police officer sentenced in evidence room drug thefts

Centre Daily Times, centredaily.comBYLINE: Clayton OverState College, PAA former State College police officer arrested earlier this year on charges related to stealing drugs from the department’s evidence room will see jail time after entering guilty pleas to the charges Tue...
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JUL
02

State chemist may have affected more drug cases than previously known

Boston Globe, bostonglobe.comBYLINE: Evan Allen and John Ellement Globe Staff, , , MASonja Farak at her 2013 arraignment in Belchertown.DON TREEGER, SPRINGFIELD UNION NEWS, FileFor years, Sonja Farak was addicted to cocaine, metham...
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JUN
24

Investigation reveals Oregon Lt. stole drugs from evidence room, MedDrop

NBC15, nbc15.com BYLINE: Lindsey Branwall - Village of Oregon, WI Five months after an Oregon Police Lieutenant died, the department is releasing details on an investigation involving the late Karey Clark. Following his death, inconsistencies were noticed...
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MAY
20

An admitted “pill junkie,” former detective Robin Schumacher out on bond after new charges filed

WITI • A Tribune Broadcasting Station, Fox 6 Now, fox6now.comBYLINE: Katie DeLongLink to ArticleWauwatosa, WIRobin SchumacherWALWORTH COUNTY (WITI) — Robin Schumacher, a former Wauwatosa detective convicted of stealing pills from the evidence vault at the Wauwatosa Police De...
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JAN
21

Report: Police failings, missing weapons in Colchester


Burlington Free Press, burlingtonfreepress.comBYLINE: Mike Donoghue, Free Press Staff WriterColchester Police Memo on Missing Evidence or PropertyExecutive Summary of Colchester InvestigatorsVermont State Police Evidence Audit %26amp; Policy AssessmentStatement of Chief Morr...
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JAN
18

Prescott Valley police commander accused of taking drugs from evidence room

KTVK, azfamily.comBYLINE: Christina O'HaverPrescott Valley, AZPRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. -- A Prescott Valley police commander has resigned amid allegations of misconduct.Cmdr. Arthur Askew has been under investigation for allegedly stealing prescription drugs from the drug stor...
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JAN
15

FBI Agent Shot Up Evidence Against Hundreds of Heroin Dealers: Report

Washington Post, gawker.comBYLINE: Gabrielle BluestoneWashington, DC[image via AP]A heroin-addicted FBI agent ingested the evidence against at least 28 alleged drug dealers, leading the agency to dismiss dozens of charges—and as many as 150 defendants could go free as a resu...
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JAN
07

Former Balto. Co. police cadet pleads guilty to stealing from evidence room

The Baltimore Sun, baltimoresun.comBYLINE: Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun, County, MDNicholas Michael Ishmael, 20 and a police cadet, was released today from the Baltimore County Detention Center, where he had been held on $650,000 bail. (Ba...
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OCT
30

Ex-Ludlow officer gets 2 years for stealing drugs

Daily Hampshire Gazette, gazettenet.comBYLINE: Associated PressLudlow, MASPRINGFIELD (AP) — A former high-ranking Ludlow police officer who stole drugs from the department’s evidence locker has been sentenced to two years in jail.Ex-Lt. Thomas Foye was also sentenced Wednesd...
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SEP
02

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 in court cases. (Photo: ROBERT CRAIG/THE NEWS JOU...
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JUN
18

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 taking government property.William Smith pleaded guilt...
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APR
11

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 ALLEN — A West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s major a...
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MAR
06

Ludlow Police Lieutenant Indicted on Charges of Drug Possession, Stealing from Evidence Room

ABC40, wggb.comLudlow, MA(ABC40 File Photo)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A Ludlow Police Lieutenant has been indicted on charges he stole from the department’s evidence locker, as well as drug charges.Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office says that Lt. Thomas Foye, 49...
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MAR
06

Former State Crime Lab Employee Charged in Drug Tampering

2 KTUU-TV, ktuu.comBYLINE: Chris Klint, Senior Digital Producer, - A former employee of Alaska’s state crime lab faces 10 charges, including six felonies, after Alaska State Troopers say he tampered with drugs kept at the lab while addicted to ...
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FEB
11

Egremont police officers testify on hearing on evidence breach

The Berkshire Eagle, berkshireeagle.comBYLINE: John Sakata, Berkshire Eagle StaffEgremont, MAEGREMONT -- Lawyers representing two men facing drug charges will know by March 27 whether their cases will be dismissed because two Egremont officers violated protocol by breaking i...
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FEB
06

Ret. RCMP Cpl. Blair Ross sentenced to 18 months

cbc.radio-canada, cbc.caEastern P.E.I., CNMore than 300 pills stolen over course of a yearRCMP Cpl. Blair Ross says he stole the drugs because he was suffering from back pain. (CBC)An RCMP officer from eastern P.E.I., who recently retired, has been sentenced to 18 months in ...
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JAN
08

Ex-Carbon Deputy Gets Jail for Stealing Evidence

KUTV CBS 2, kutv.comBYLINE: The Associated PressCarbon Co. UTPRICE, Utah (AP) — A former Carbon County sheriff's sergeant accused of taking drugs from the department's evidence room has been ordered to 30 days in jail.Christopher Howard Basso was also sentenced this week to ...
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OCT
23

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 impact criminal cases after an audit of the La Cro...
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SEP
19

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 custodian had his court date delayed this week.Jo...
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JUL
25

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 stealing prescription painkillers from the department’...
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JUL
19

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 department on May 11 while he was supposed to be wash...
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JUL
09

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 District Attorney review of past cases has pleaded guilty...
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JUN
26

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 Judicial District Drug Task Force (DTF) found missi...
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MAR
20

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 and other drugs tied to a controversial Southampt...
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DEC
15

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 counts stem from drugs being taken from the sherif...
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DEC
14

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 charges related to the 2011 burglary and theft of...
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DEC
05

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 of oxycodone by fraud from the Beckley Police Depa...
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NOV
30

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 guns from an evidence locker and using informants ...
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NOV
19

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 Clerk and Comptroller’s evidence vault, saying the off...
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OCT
23

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 traded his police blues for an orange jumpsuit.Nichol...
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SEP
18

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 packets of the drug, investigators said.The state At...
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AUG
28

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 from the police evidence locker, and also to coercing...
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JUN
20

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 Wednesday. BILL WECHTER | former Car...
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MAY
27

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 locker.Senior media relations officer Sgt. Rob Vermeule...
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MAY
19

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 Hatboro and arrested on charges of theft and coersion....
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APR
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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 COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEFLORENCE, SC -- A sheriff's of...
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FEB
23

'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 admitted to burglarizing the sheriff's office evidence ...
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FEB
03

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 of repeatedly stealing methamphetamine from a polic...
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JAN
11

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 his three-day sentence for the theft of 125 oxycodon...
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JAN
05

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, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced to...
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OCT
14

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 Chief Louis Mercuro is back at work after a judge dism...
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10

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.Adams was initially charged with possession and dist...
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JUL
31

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 report, could have an impact on past, present, and fu...
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JUL
11

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, followed by five years of supervised probation, ...
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JUN
06

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 support an addiction to prescription drugs.A felony comp...
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JUN
03

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’s crime-lab evidence room, pleaded no contest Thur...
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