Changes at the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department -- Since Martin

WSIL3abc, wsiltv.comBYLINE: Christen CraigGallatin County, ILGALLATIN COUNTY-- Since Raymond Martin's arrest in May of 2009, the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department has made some changes-- including new policies meant to res...

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Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), Online EditionBYLINE: Barbara Hijek Flagler County, FLSWAPPED WITH PAPER TOWELSFlagler County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Koenig, 40, was arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing thousands...

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Judge mulls dismissal in evidence theft case

Peninsula Daily News, peninsuladailynews.comBYLINE: Tom Callis, Peninsula Daily NewsLink to ArticleClallam County, WAPORT ANGELES -- The case against a former Clallam County Sheriff's Office employee accused of stealing $8,64...

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Berkeley police evidence room still has problems

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Berkeleyside, berkeleyside.comBYLINE: Frances DinkelspielLink to ArticleBerkeley, CAFive years after a sergeant from the Berkeley police department stole drugs out of the evidence and property room, prompting a series of inve...

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Flagler Co. Deputy Accused Of Grand Theft

Jacksonville News, news4jax.comFlagler County, FLFLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. -- A Flagler County Sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday afternoon on charges of grand theft and official misconduct in connection with missing funds fr...

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Former jailer found guilty of taking drug evidence

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, STATE AND REGIONALMarquette County, WIA former Marquette County deputy sheriff has been found guilty of stealing drugs from a locked evidence room.Daniel Card faces a maximum sentence ...

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2 Washington County police departments will disband

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Janice Crompton, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleWashington County, PAThe Washington County district attorney's office plans to seize police evidence rooms and files this...

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US Fed News, NewswireColumbia, SC COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 20 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Investigation Columbia Field Office issued the following press release:United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated...

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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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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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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office property clerk indicted for felony theft

Beaumont Enterprise, beaumontenterprise.comBYLINE: Beth RankinJefferson County, TXMerisa Jones Pickens was arrested Nov. 24 and charged with felony theft after Jefferson County Sheriff's Office officials say she stole about $...

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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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Former police captain sentenced

fox19.comLink to ArticleFelicity, OHBATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - A former captain with the Felicity Police Department was sentenced Monday on a tampering with evidence charge.Delmas "Gee" Pack, 42, was given two years of probation a...

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Former medical examiner Bruce Levy pleads guilty to official misconduct

<em>Former state and Davidson County Medical Examiner Bruce Levy has been charged with official misconduct, according to court records. Levy, 60, will be in court Tuesday morning in connection with the new charge.</em> File / The Tennessean

The Tennessean, tennessean.comBYLINE: Brian Haas • THE TENNESSEAN • November 24, 2010 Nashville, TNBruce Levy pleaded guilty to a misconduct charge regarding the removal of marijuana from evidence closets. JOHN PARTIPILO / TH...

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Levy's misconduct changes way evidence is handled

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee)SECTION: MAIN NEWSBYLINE: Brian HaasNashville, TNA small amount of marijuana found in a Mississippi hotel room has forced big changes in the way Nashville's medical examiner stores and han...

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Former LMPD recruit accused of theft

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WDRB Fox 41, fox41.comLink to ArticleLouisville, KYTroy Hilpp, former LMPD recruitLMPD Property RoomLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- A man who wanted to be a Louisville Metro Police Officer has been accused of stealing from t...

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Incident at BCSD requires investigation

The Journal, journal-news.netLink to ArticleBerkeley County, WVWe are saddened, but not really shocked, by the news that a corporal with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department confessed to taking nine OxyCodone pills from t...

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Deputy resigns over missing painkillers

The Herald Dispatch, The Associated Press, herald-dispatch.comLink to ArticleBerkeley County, WVMARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A 14-year veteran of the Berkeley County sheriff’s department has resigned after allegedly admitting he stol...

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Former Vinton police officer enters guilty plea

American Press, americanpress.comLink to ArticleLake Charles, LAA former Vinton assistant police chief has pleaded guilty to malfeasance.Chad Porterfield, 35, of Vinton, entered his plea Monday in Lake Charles.Porterfield's s...

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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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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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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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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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Hearing OK'd in Galloway murder case

The Bradenton Herald (Florida), brandon.comBYLINE: BETH BURGER; County, FLMANATEE -- A judge gave the defense attorneys for a teen convicted of second-degree murder the green light to take deposit...

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Jury selection for former Farmington officer accused of theft scheduled for April

Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comBYLINE: Jake O'Donnell, , NHDOVER — Jury selection for the case against a former Farmington police detective alleged to have stolen over $1,000 from the stati...

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Jury selection for former Farmington officer accused of theft scheduled for April

Foster's Daily Democrat, fosters.comBYLINE: JAKE O'DONNELL, to ArticleFarmington, NHDOVER — Jury selection for the case against a former Farmington police detective alleged to have stolen over $1,000...

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Clallam prosecutor's race shifts to debate about evidence

Peninsula Daily NewsBYLINE: Rob Ollikainen, Peninsula Daily NewsLink to ArticleClallam County, WASEQUIM -- A former Clallam County evidence technician charged with stealing $8,644 from the Sheriff's Office property room becam...

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More security after lost evidence

The Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Union Leader Corp., Pg. 02BYLINE: DAN O'BRIEN, Union Leader CorrespondentAuburn, NHAUBURN -- The police department is slated to install updated security equipment in its evidence room after ...

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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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A box of documents surfaces in case involving evidence tech, missing money

Peninsula Daily News, peninsuladailynews.comBYLINE: Paige Dickerson, Peninsula Daily NewsLink to ArticleClallam County, WAPORT ANGELES -- The trial of a former Clallam County Sheriff's Office evidence technician on first-degr...

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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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ASO nabs one of its own in evidence theft

The Gainesville Sun, gainesville.comBYLINE: Karen Voyles, Staff writerLink to ArticleAlachua County, FLCharles Allen SmithDetectives say he stole around $16,000 in seized cash this year.The Alachua County Sheriff's Office arr...

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Metro Gang Strike Force still in hot water

Southside Pride ,southsidepride.comBYLINE: Ed FelienLink to ArticleHennepin County, MNThe controversy surrounding the Metro Gang Strike Force (MGSF) will not go away.Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman decided there was not...

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Investigation ends, Auburn officer quits

UnionLeader.comBULINE: GRETYL MACALASTER, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHFormer Auburn police Lt. David Flight is shown in this undated file photo. (NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS ARCHIVES)AUBURN – A 21-year police dep...

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Trial delayed for former evidence tech

KONP NEWSRADIO AM 1450, konp.comLink to Article Clallam County, WA(Port Angeles) -- The trial for a former evidence technician accused of stealing from the Clallam County Sheriff's department evidence room has been delayed.St...

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Columbia County Sheriff's Office Employee Arrested after Embezzlement Investigation

First Coast News, firstcoastnews.comLink to ArticleColumbia County, FLCOLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- It took nearly six years to track down, but a grand jury said it knows what happened to more than $100,000 cash that disappeared f...

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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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Bruce Levy will get no jail time for marijuana-toting charge

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee), MAIN NEWSBYLINE: By, Chris EchegarayDavidson County,TNFormer Davidson County and state medical examiner Bruce Levy worked out a deal Thursday on Mississippi charges of possessing more th...

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Many culprits in police scandal

Eastern Express Times (Pennsylvania), EDITORIAL; Pg. A4Bethlehem, PAYou almost wish there were a better back story to the theft case and sudden retirement of Bethlehem police Sgt. Cheryl Ruth, but the allegations surfacing th...

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Ex-police sergeant facing theft trial

Eastern Express Times (Pennsylvania), NEWS; Pg. B5BYLINE: JD MALONE The Express-TimesBethlehem, PASHE STOLE $19,000 from evidence room, Bethlehem cops say.A former Bethlehem police sergeant accused of stealing thousands of do...

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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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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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Felicity police captain accused of tampering with evidence;

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)BYLINE: Jennifer BakerFelicity, OHFELICITY - A veteran police captain facing up to five years in prison if he's found guilty of a drug-related charge of tampering with evidence was released from ...

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Felicity Police Officer Arrested

WKRC-TV - Cincinnati, local12.comLink to ArticleOne VideoFelicity, OHFelicity Police Officer Delmas Pack is accused of tampering with evidence. (Clermont County Sheriff, WKRC-TV)A Felicity Police officer, accused of tampering...

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Felicity Police Captain charged with evidence tampering

fox19.comLink to ArticleFelicity, OHCaptain Delmas "Gee" Pack Clermont County JailFELICITY, OH (FOX19) - A Felicity Police Captain was arrested and charged Thursday evening for tampering with evidence by the Clermont County S...

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Smith appealing dismissal from city police force

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVIS, Managing EditorLink to ArticleCleveland, OHA Cleveland police officer dismissed for mishandling evidence is appealing the decision to City Manager Janice Casteel...

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Officer fired in evidence mishandling

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVISCleveland, OHA city police officer was dismissed from his job Friday afternoon for what Cleveland Police Chief Wes Snyder described as a matter concerning the chai...

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