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West Union mayor arrested

Mayor Ralph Washington arrested after he allegedly stole $272 from the locker. April 4, 2019 DODDRIDGE COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The mayor of West Union was recently taken into custody after allegedly stealing money from a police evidence locker. According to Sheriff Michael Headley, he arrested Mayor Ralph Washington after he allegedly stole $272 fr...
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SEP
25

Ex chief goes on trial over missing 10k


The former Smith Township police chief, was the only person who held the key to the department's evidence room September 25, 2018 Prosecutors said Monday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court that John Siranovic, the former Smith Township police chief, was the only person who held the key to the department's evidence room, failed to show proper doc...
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SEP
12

Ex-Indiana State Police Evidence Clerk Charged With Theft


Enter Headline here September 12, 2018 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana State Police evidence clerk is accused of stealing money from the evidence room at the agency's Bloomington police post. Fifty-five-year-old Vera Gardner of Bloomington was charged Monday in Monroe County with one count of theft. Online court documents indicate the cha...
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JUL
13

Deputy investigated over dead man's missing money


A Racine County Sheriff's Office lieutenant is under investigation, accused of stealing money from a dead man in 2017 Enter Article DATE HERE RACINE, WI (MetroSouce-WSAU) -- A Racine County Sheriff's Office lieutenant is under investigation, accused of stealing money from a dead man in 2017. The District Attorney is investigating about whether...
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MAY
19

Former South Amboy cop avoids prison for stealing drugs, money

As the custodian for the South Amboy Police Department's evidence locker, Barcheski took heroin from the locker over a period of years as his addiction worsened. May 17, 2018 NEW BRUNSWICK - A decorated former South Amboy police officer has been sentenced to five years in a state drug court program for stealing money and drugs from the police depar...
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DEC
02

Orange County probation officer charged with stealing money while executing search warrants


Rodriguez was assisting the team in serving a search warrant at a home on Edinger Avenue in Santa Ana and, prosecutors now say, stole $150 from a victim's wallet while checking for the person's identification. November 30, 2017 ANTA ANA — An Orange County probation officer faces charges because he is suspected of stealing cash while executing searc...
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NOV
07

Former Framingham cop apologizes for evidence theft, pleads guilty

Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HERE WOBURN – A former Framingham Police officer tearfully apologized after pleading guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $19,000 from the police department's evidence room more than two years ago. Alan Dubeshter, 56, pleaded with Middlesex Superior Court Judge Jack Lu not to send him to jail. "I made a t...
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SEP
18

Hazel Park chief feels betrayed after detective is accused of stealing $85,000


Enter Headline here Enter Article DATE HERE HAZEL PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - Hazel Park police veteran Sean K. Boucher is accused of embezzling $85,000 from the city. "He was one of the most trusted and respected members of the police department and that's why he was in the position that he was," said Chief Martin Barner. Barner say he feels betraye...
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AUG
10

Framingham officer accused of stealing money wants charge dropped

Police officer accused of stealing money from the department's evidence room August 10, 2017 FRAMINGHAM — With his case scheduled to go to trial next month, an ex-Framingham police officer accused of stealing money from the department's evidence room is asking a judge to drop one of the charges against him. A lawyer representing former evidence roo...
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MAY
31

Ex-Springfield cop accused of stealing from evidence room back in court

Ex-Springfield cop accused of stealing nearly $400K from evidence room May 31 ,2017 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A judge has denied an attorney's request for a re-continuance in the case of an ex-Springfield police officer accused of stealing nearly $400,000 from the police department's evidence room. Retired Springfield Police Officer Kevin Burnham...
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DEC
01

Ex-North Slope police employee gets prison time for stealing over $100K from evidence room


A former North Slope Borough Police Department evidence custodian has been sentenced to eight months in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from her employer, but prosecutors say an internal audit could not pin down the total amount of stolen money. December 1, 2016 A former North Slope Borough Police Department evidence custodian has been sente...
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NOV
18

I-Team: Police departments neglecting evidence room audits


Retired State Police Detective: "To be a new chief or a new evidence officer and not have an outside audit is foolish" November 17, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A retired Springfield police officer will stand trial in December for allegedly stealing nearly $400,000 from the police evidence room.  The 22News I-Team reveals if police departm...
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NOV
08

A former state police sergeant in charge of a post's evidence room is accused of stealing nearly $10,000


Sergeant's gambling tied to missing $9,600 from evidence room November 7, 2016 CADILLAC, MI – A former state police sergeant in charge of a post's evidence room is accused of stealing nearly $10,000, police said. Malcolm Lindsey Irwin, 52, of Cadillac, had financial problems and a gambling problem when the money was taken, a felony complaint says. ...
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NOV
08

Former SD highway patrolman arrested for grand theft


Highway Patrol officials, discovered $1,540 was missing from another evidence bag November 7, 2016 A former South Dakota highway patrolman is charged with taking nearly $70,000 from drug arrests over the past four years.Brian William Biehl, 47, of Platte, has been arrested by complaint on one count of grand theft by law enforcement of seized proper...
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OCT
30

Former Berks sheriff's deputy charged with stealing from evidence locker


A former Berks County sheriff's deputy was charged Thursday with stealing money from an evidence locker he believed was property seized in a drug investigation by Harrisburg police, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. October 30, 2016 A former Berks County sheriff's deputy was charged Thursday with steal...
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OCT
28

Videotape shows Harrisburg vice cop stealing $1,000 from evidence locker: U.S. attorney

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JUL
21

Providence police officer pleads guilty in theft case


Providence Police Officer Michael McCarty pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement in connection with his 2014 arrest for taking items and cash from the Public Safety Complex evidence locker.  July 19, 2016 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence Police Officer Michael McCarty pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement in connection with his ...
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JUL
16

D.A.: Drexel cop stole money, knives from student


The confiscated goods were given to Brown to be placed in evidence, and he was supposed to write up a property receipt for the student. Prosecutors allege that Brown did not log the $500 or the knives on the receipt and did not put those items into evidence. Enter Article DATE HE...
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JUN
14

Fired York County sheriff's deputy now facing theft trial


Troy Senft was fired last month and criminally charged with stealing more than $700 from the evidence room of the sheriff's office June 14, 2016 A longtime York County sheriff's deputy is facing trial after appearing in district court Tuesday and waiving his right to a preliminary hearing. Troy Senft was fired last month and criminally charged with...
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JUN
06

Former Rock Falls detective pleads not guilty


6 months after son's death, mother watches accused in court June 6, 2016 MORRISON – The former Rock Falls detective sergeant accused of stealing money from an evidence vault pleaded not guilty Monday in Whiteside County Court. Veronica Jaramillo, 43, of Sterling, was arraigned on official misconduct and theft charges, both felonies.  She resig...
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