Former Chief gets 10 days in jail!


Former Nyssa chief convicted of misconduct, sentenced to jail, loses badge April 3rd, 2024 Ray Rau, Tillamook police chief and former chief in Nyssa, was convicted of official misconduct Wednesday for tampering with evidence. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and must give up his certification as a law enforcement officer that he has held since 1...

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You can't make this stuff up!


Garda jailed for stealing €70 cannabis exhibit from station while drunk at work 3/24/2024 A Dublin Garda who was drunk when she sent her partner a picture of drugs and a text message saying, "Baby, I got you this", has been given six months in jail for stealing a €70 cannabis exhibit from her station. Garda Holly Lane, 34, denied theft of the canna...

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The took how much?


Columbus police officers arrested Thursday tied to case of rogue narcotics detectives February 2nd, 2024 Two Columbus police officers have been arrested in a federal drug investigation where they're accused of stealing cocaine and trying to sell it in a case connected to the previous arrest of two other Columbus officers. A federal grand jury indic...

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Man federally charged in connection to drugs stolen from NSP locker takes plea deal


Officials said Weaver's girlfriend, Anna Idigima, 37, of Lincoln, was a Nebraska State Patrol employee who worked in the evidence unit when the drugs were stolen from an evidence storage facility. She then allegedly gave them to Weaver to sell. March 17, 2023 LINCOLN, Neb. — A Lincoln man facing federal charges related to drugs stolen from a Nebras...

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Former Nebraska State Patrol Employee Pleads Guilty to Drug Theft


Former Nebraska State Patrol Employee Pleads Guilty to Drug Theft Local NewsFormer Nebraska State Patrol Employee Pleads Guilty to Drug TheftByJulia BertinoFeb 15, 2023 On Tuesday, Anna Idigima entered her plea and now faces 20-years to life in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine laced with fentanyl. Prosecutors say Idigima took part in the...

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2 accused of stealing drugs from Michigan morgue


Employees at the Macomb County Morgue when they allegedly stole prescription pills from the property room where drugs were kept in connection with overdose deaths February 3, 2023 MACOMB COUNTY, MI – Two people are facing charges related to stealing drugs from a Michigan morgue where they worked, authorities said. The 32-year-old woman and 50-year-...

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2 Macomb County medical examiner employees fired for stealing drugs


The employees, a 50-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, allegedly took some drugs instead of properly disposing of them. December 9, 2022 Two Macomb County employees were fired after allegedly stealing drugs from the medical examiner's office, county officials announced at a news conference Friday. Morgue employees often take medicine found at a ...

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Spencer cop charged with stealing prescription drugs from DEA collection canister


The allegation states Deckard "utilized his authority to remove illegal narcotics and controlled substances from the DEA Drug Take Back Container stored within the Spencer Police Department." Decembere 19, 2022 A town of Spencer police officer is on administrative leave after his arrest Friday on charges of stealing narcotics that had been put into...

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Stolen Neb. Police Evidence Leads to Dismissal of over 65 Cases


Seized narcotics worth over $1.2 million were stolen from Nebraska State Patrol's evidence room in Lincoln in September, and continued reviews could result in even more dismissals, officials say. November 1, 2021 A month after news broke about the theft of more than $1.2 million worth of seized drugs from the Nebraska State Patrol's evidence room, ...

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Former PSP Corporal charged for stealing drugs from evidence room in Wayne Count


Another corporal found empty heroin packets and a crumpled evidence envelope in a trash can in Rickard's office July 1, 2022 A former Pennsylvania State Police corporal has pleaded guilty to charges linked to drug thefts from an evidence room, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Thursday. According to a release from Shapiro, State Police Corpor...

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Ex-Kern County deputy Logan August released from prison

August stole high-grade marijuana from a sheriff's office evidence room in March 2015 January 11, 2022 BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Logan August, a former Kern County deputy who stole hundreds of pounds of marijuana and conspired with another deputy to put the drugs on the street, has been released from prison. August, 35, was released Monday to po...

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Attorney General says State Patrol can withhold policy for handling, storing evidence

The patrol has declined to say how the employee with 14 years of experience allegedly took the drugs from the Troop H evidence storage building in Lincoln November 1, 2021 The Nebraska State Patrol says it is continuing a review of its evidence handling and storage procedures following a security breach that resulted in $1.2 million in drugs being ...

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Toronto homicide detective stole drugs from evidence lockers as many as 20 times

The incident is part of a small but growing number of cases involving officers stealing drugs from their police service's evidence lockers, in some circumstances after suffering injuries that left them with chronic pain. October 20, 2021 A former Toronto police homicide detective who resigned earlier this year after stealing opioids from the force'...

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Roughly 50 buried pill bottles discovered in backyard where retired SPD sergeant once lived

A bizarre backyard discovery in Haughton, La., now is at the center of a major investigation by narcotics detectives with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office. Enter Article DATE HERE On May 18 at a residence on Grapevine Lane in the Forest Hills neighborhood, the home's owner dug up a surprise. Roughly 50 old medicine bottles, buried about hal...

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Former Huntington Beach PD investigator accused of stealing drugs from a suspect’s vehicle, driving under the influence

He stole drugs from a suspect's vehicle and drove a police vehicle under the influence of the stolen drug December 22, 2020 The Orange County District Attorney's Office has charged a former Huntington Beach Police Department crime scene investigator with three misdemeanors related to an alleged January incident in which investigators say he stole d...

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Sentencing postponed for ex-deputy who stole hundreds of pounds of marijuana

pleaded no contest to charges he stole 350 pounds of marijuana from a sheriff's office property room and planned to put the drugs back on the street. October 13m 2020 BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Sentencing was postponed Tuesday for a former deputy who pleaded no contest to charges he stole 350 pounds of marijuana from a sheriff's office property r...

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Former deputy charged with six felonies


Other items retrieved included multiple evidence bags from the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office which were either ripped open or left unsealed September 24, 2020 PLYMOUTH CO. — A total of 11 charges, including six felonies, were filed into the Iowa District Court for Plymouth County against former Plymouth County Sheriff's Deputy Aaron Leusink, on ...

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Disgraced Former DEA Task Force Officer Charged with Another Drug-Related Offense

admitted that he and Newman purchased fake methamphetamine from a drug dealer but then took real meth from an evidence room September 11, 2020 A 31-year-old former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force officer in Louisiana who pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in 2018, was arrested by federal authorities in McAllen, Texas and c...

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Former Harrison County deputy found guilty of distributing heroin to confidential informants

Trial evidence established that Rock acquired the FLIGHT 18 heroin from the evidence lockers at the now-defunct SCAD Unit Enter Article DATE HERE CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former Harrison County Sheriff's Deputy who in August was found guilty on 18 state charges related to falsifying documents has now been found guilty on federal drug charges for ...

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Police officer charged with drug trafficking


She stole medication from a suburban Cincinnati residence while there on official business and then tried to sell it. August 23, 2018 FOREST PARK, OH (FOX19) - A veteran police officer is under arrest on felony charges she stole medication from a suburban Cincinnati residence while there on official business and then tried to sell it. Ashley Meyer,...

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Two Braintree Police officials named in the evidence room scandal have retired rather than face disciplinary hearings, Mayor Joseph Sullivan said.


"Chief Jenkins and Deputy Chief Foster repeatedly failed to supervise and implement the department's rules and regulations by not conducting the required the required audits and inspections of the evidence room," August 23, 2018 BRAINTREE − Two Braintree Police employees named in the investigation of the department's evidence room have retired rath...

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In the dark: AG mum on missing police evidence case


It's been four months since information was released about a police investigation into a former Hawaii Police detective for reportedly stealing drug evidence from the Hilo evidence storage facility. July 14, 2018 KAILUA-KONA — The state Attorney General continues to provide no updates or shed further light on the status of a stolen drug evidence ca...

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Arrest of State Police officer could affect nearly 70 pending cases


The suspect also allegedly took methamphetamine that had been seized during an undercover operation by the FBI July 6, 2018  Select The juvenile female allegedly started receiving the messages following a June 15 traffic stop by Capehart during which he asked for personal information, including her date of birth, email address and phone number...

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Gwinnett deputy resigns amid investigation into missing cocaine evidence

According to authorities, in at least one case three kilograms of cocaine were taken from the scene, but Riggins checked only one kilogram into evidence,e May 21, 2018 A Gwinnett County sheriff's deputy resigned last week amid an investigation that revealed two kilograms of cocaine never made it to the evidence room at the county's jail. Antoine Ri...

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County Prosecutor Quiet About Cop Who Stole Drugs From Evidence


Theft of cash from the South Amboy Police Department (SAPD) evidence unit. April 26, 2018 SOUTH AMBOY, NJ—A cop who put dozens of people behind bars on drug charges is now trying hard to avoid a prison sentence of his own after getting caught stealing heroin from evidence. The suspended South Amboy detective, 40-year-old Matthew Barcheski, may well...

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Dothan police officer arrested for allegedly stealing illegal drugs

A Dothan police officer is on administrative leave and faces termination after allegedly possessing stolen drugs. April 17, 2018 DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) — A Dothan police officer is on administrative leave and faces termination after allegedly possessing stolen drugs. Police Chief Steve Parrish said Sergeant Johnathan Whaley was acting erratically Tues...

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Former Fort Peck tribal officer guilty of stealing drugs from evidence

Officer broke into the Fort Peck Tribal Law and Justice Building and used a crowbar to get into the drug investigations office where he took opiates, methamphetamine and cash Enter Article DATE HERE GREAT FALLS — A former Fort Peck tribal police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing drugs and money from the tribe's drug investigations office,...

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Ex-deputy convicted of killing other officers dies in prison

Authorities said Elkins, Crow and an evidence technician surprised Hudson at the office where they went that evening because of previous thefts of drugs and guns from the facility. October 12, 2017 A former undercover narcotics officer serving life terms for killing two fellow law enforcement officers in Yuma 22 years ago has died in prison. The Ar...

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Officer charged with stealing meds will enter program

A Vineland police officer who allegedly helped himself to drugs from the Project Medicine Drop box while on duty September 14, 2017 BRIDGETON - A Vineland police officer who allegedly helped himself to drugs from the Project Medicine Drop box while on duty has been authorized to enter the Cumberland County Pretrial Intervention Program. Back in Jun...

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Feds want 14 years for ex-Melrose Park cop who sold stolen drugs

Selling drugs stolen from his police department's evidence room in a bid to feather his nest as his retirement approached in 2015 July 12, 2017 Ex-Melrose Park cop Gregory Salvi has already admitted selling drugs stolen from his police department's evidence room in a bid to feather his nest as his retirement approached in 2015. For that, he faces m...

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Fired deputy faces drug charges

A former deputy with the Curry County Sheriff's Office was arrested Wednesday, accused of misappropriating drugs taken during a traffic stop June 28, 2017 CLOVIS - A former deputy with the Curry County Sheriff's Office was arrested Wednesday, accused of misappropriating drugs taken during a traffic stop and lying about it on sworn court documents. ...

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Former Vt. Dispatcher Sentenced

The dispatcher will spend the next six months on house arrest after letting her boyfriend and another man into restricted areas of the sheriff's department. June 7, 2017 White River Junction — A former Orange County dispatcher will spend the next six months on house arrest after letting her boyfriend and another man into restricted areas of the she...

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Fairfield narcotics cop accused of stealing heroin, OxyContin

Police said between June 2016 and February 2017, Rilling signed out more than 225 folds of heroin, more than 800 OxyContin pills and a few packets of cocaine from the department's evidence room on the false pretext of needing to have the drugs tested and "ultimately converted these narcotics for his personal use, and consumed them as a result of an...

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Washing machine drugs police Inspector Keith Boots jailed

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DeKalb Police officer charged with theft, tampering with evidence


"It's very upsetting to me when an officer crosses that line," March 6, 2017 TUCKER, Ga. – A DeKalb County Police officer is behind bars after being charged with several crimes related to an incident over the weekend. According to the DeKalb County Police Department, officer Ajamia Guyton has been charged with theft by taking, tampering with eviden...

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Former Simpsonville police officer gets 12 years for P.D. robbery


Arrested Jan. 7, 2016, in connection with the November 2015 burglary of thousands of dollars as well as guns and drugs from the Simpsonville Police Department, March 6, 2017 Terry Putnam was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for a 2015 robbery at the Simpsonville Police Department Putnam, the Simpsonville Police officer arrested Jan. 7, 2016, ...

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Ex-South Texas officer sentenced for role in drug scheme


A jury in July found him guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. December 22, 2016 McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A former South Texas police officer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for stealing cocaine and then staging a fake bust to cover up the theft. Former Mission police offic...

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New Tazewell police officer arrested for stealing drug evidence


A New Tazewell police officer has been arrested after investigators allege he stole previously seized narcotics collected as evidence by the police department. October 26, 2016 NEW TAZEWELL (WATE) – A New Tazewell police officer has been arrested after investigators allege he stole previously seized narcotics collected as evidence by the police dep...

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BPD corruption case reveals flaws in evidence check-out policy


In court documents, disgraced former officers Damacio Diaz and Patrick Mara acknowledged substituting look-alike substances for drugs from the department's evidence room. October 25, 2016 BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The corruption case of two former Bakersfield Police Department officers has left the department reviewing its policy and proced...

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Deputy allegedly stole drugs from evidence room


"It appears that these drugs were taken for personal use," he said Enter Article DATE HERE A veteran Cherokee County sheriff's deputy was arrested Saturday after he confessed to stealing drugs from the evidence room, authorities said. Jeffrey Goettel, 41, of Jasper, was charged with violation of oath of office, possession of a schedule II narc...

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Cop jailed for drugs released on parole


An Auckland police officer jailed for stealing drugs from an evidence locker to give to his informant lover has been released on parole. July 22, 2016 A former police officer jailed for stealing methamphetamine from an evidence locker has been released from prison after serving less than half his sentence. Michael Blowers was sentenced to four year...

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Halifax police ordered to disclose audits after evidence snafu


Senior officers with the Halifax Regional Police faced a rebuke Thursday afternoon over a lack of communication around a damning audit that found scores of drug and money exhibits couldn't be located in police vaults. Jun 30, 2016 Senior officers with the Halifax Regional Police faced a rebuke Thursday afternoon over a lack of communication ar...

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Second former Bakersfield cop pleads guilty to drug trafficking

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