JUN
10

SF man allegedly stole truck, guns from BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs)

He also allegedly stole a dozen firearms from the BIA Office of Justice Services in Nambé June 9, 2020 SANTA FE – Derek Nicholas Padilla had himself a busy month. According to online court records, Padilla has been charged in nine separate cases in Santa Fe magistrate and District Court since May 4 – mostly for vehicle theft, but also for breaking ...
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APR
07

Lithonia police chief terminated after private investigation

Allegations against the chief included missing guns from ongoing investigations, missing badges and personnel allegations from officers regarding paid time. March 5, 2020 Allegations against the chief included missing guns from ongoing investigations, missing badges and personnel allegations from officers regarding paid time. That investigation con...
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MAY
02

Former TPD property room officer enters plea in federal court

Investigators discovered the pistol previously had been recovered by police in 2015 and had been marked as destroyed April 29, 2019 A retired Toledo police officer pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing guns from the department's property room that he had falsely marked as having been destroyed. Curtis Stone, Sr., 56, of Delta, Ohio, entered a...
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MAR
25

ATF Heist Exposes Vulnerabilities in System for Firearm Disposal

A federal contractor stole an untold number of guns from a West Virginia facility. At least one of the weapons had been marked as destroyed. March 19, 2019 he Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is reeling from revelations that a security contractor assigned to a gun-disposal facility in West Virginia stole a "substantial" number of...
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DEC
13

Handgun reported stolen in 1990 found atop Seattle police officer’s locker

Seattle police were unable to take any action against now-retired Officer Carl Matsumoto after he denied he improperly kept the gun December 6, 2018 On March 9, 2017, a Seattle police officer clearing space above his locker in the South Precinct tried to slide a nylon duffel bag sitting atop the locker next to his. It was too heavy, so he lifted it...
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JUL
03

31 stolen Compton police handguns still missing


Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors renewed a $10,000 reward Tuesday in hopes of tracking down 31 Beretta and Glock pistols, believed to be police service weapons and stolen from a vault in Compton's old City Hall. Enter Article DATE HERE LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors renewed a $10,000 reward Tuesday in hopes of...
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JUN
06

Indictments accuse Scott County coroner, state trooper, retired officer of multiple crimes

More than $40,000 in ammunition had been unlawfully removed from the KSP Supply Branch June 7, 2018 The Scott County coroner, a Kentucky State Police trooper and retired state police colonel were indicted Thursday on charges involving the theft of $40,000 worth of ammunition and weapons. A grand jury indicted Coroner John Goble on multiple charges ...
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MAY
24

Guns stolen from evidence room of Lithonia police department

internal audit found a handful of guns and other police department property was taken from the evidence room at the Lithonia Police Department May 22, 2018 A small DeKalb County police department is dealing with allegations of serious internal theft. The Bulldog learned, an internal audit found a handful of guns and other police department property...
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APR
19

Former police officer won't go to prison in missing guns case

The case involves missing guns from evidence storage. Enter Article DATE HERE PULASKI COUNTY — A former police officer will not spend time in prison. A Pulaski County judge sentenced Ron Patrick to 18 months for obstruction of justice, but suspended it and placed him on probation. The former Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy pleaded guilty to th...
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MAR
02

ATF investigating disappearance of cache of guns from Compton vault

The guns had been stored in a vacated building on Alameda Street which had been home to Compton's old City Hall. A vault with heavy metal doors and a large combination lock secured the cache. March 1, 2018 COMPTON, Calif. (KABC) -- Compton City officials reported a cache of 30 weapons missing and federal agents from the ATF are investigating. The d...
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FEB
28

Canterbury pleads guilty in gun mill case - possible 10 years

According to court documents, Canterbury was in possession of more than 280 guns, including pistols, revolvers, shotguns and rifles. February 28, 2018 A federal judge has accepted a guilty plea from a Valley Grande man arrested last May for his involvement in a gun mill responsible for stealing and selling guns from the Selma Police Department's ev...
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FEB
18

Man at center of alleged Selma gun mill pleads guilty

Adrianne Canterbury, who goes by Michelle, was accused of taking guns and jewelry out of the Selma Police Department evidence vault, the secure area where she worked. Richard Canterbury would then fix the guns so they could then be sold online. February 18, 2018 SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Richard Canterbury, one of three people accused of taking part in an...
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JAN
09

Former Ellis County Deputy Sentenced For Stealing & Selling Guns From Evidence Room January 8, 2018 at 11:57 am

Ex-Ellis County sheriff's Lt. Philip Gary Slaughter, who supervised an evidence room, was sentenced to 15 months for possession or sale of stolen firearms. January 8, 2018 DALLAS (AP) – A former North Texas sheriff's deputy must serve more than a year in federal prison for stealing confiscated guns and pawning the weapons or selling them online. Ex...
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JUN
23

Attorney plans to file wrongful lawsuit over gun mill-related death

A Selma attorney plans to file a lawsuit against the city of Selma after a 19-year-old was shot and killed in April with a gun that wa  allegedly stolen by a former evidence technician. June 23, 2017 A Selma attorney plans to file a lawsuit against the city of Selma after a 19-year-old was shot and killed in April with a gun that was allegedly...
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JUN
04

SPD chief asks FBI to look into gun thefts

No other excuse other than they went 17 years without auditing the vault, and we're trying to fix that." Enter Article DATE HERE Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier is asking the FBI to take over an investigation into an alleged gun mill involving a former evidence technician. Collier said he made the request because of a conflict of interest w...
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MAY
27

Investigation continues into alleged gun mill

Investigators uncovered more than 200 guns with the bulk coming from the department's evidence vault. May 25 , 2017 The Selma Police Department is cooperating with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in an investigation into an alleged gun mill involving a former evidence technician. Selma Po...
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MAY
04

Selma PD evidence tech fired, arrested over stolen guns and jewelry

The third gun, the 9mm, made its way back out onto the streets of the community and was used in a deadly shooting in Dallas County, the chief said. Enter Article DATE HERE SELMA, AL (WSFA) - Selma police officers took one of their coworkers into custody Tuesday as officials revealed that several items had been taken from the department's evide...
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MAR
07

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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AUG
05

Former police janitor, 70, charged federally for smuggling guns from evidence, authorities say


Hunter was first arrested more than one year ago – in July 2015 – suspected of smuggling numerous guns out the department's evidence room and selling them. He was out on bond from state charges that stemmed from that arrest. August 05, 2016 ATF and ALEA agents arrested Roy Ellis Hunter after a 2015 raid into gun trafficking. He was arrested ag...
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JUL
21

State police investigate missing Welsh Police Dept. evidence


State police continue to look into how a handgun reported missing from the Welsh Police Department's evidence room nearly three years ago ended up back on the streets. Jul 21, 2016 WELSH, La. (AP) - State police continue to look into how a handgun reported missing from the Welsh Police Department's evidence room nearly three years ago ended up back...
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JUL
21

Indictments for 56 cases handed down by grand jury include Aragon PD theft cases


Among those indicted are two Aragon Police Officers accused last year of stealing handguns from the evidence room in separate incidents in 2013 and 2015. July 19, 2016 Polk County's Grand Jury convened to hear dozens of cases and decide whether to move them on to trial and came back with 56 true bills of indictment in the Tallapoosa circuit courts....
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JUL
08

Former Berkeley deputy sentenced to 10 days in jail


A former Berkeley County Sheriff's Department captain who sold guns from the department's evidence room was sentenced to 10 days in jail during a hearing Thursday afternoon. July 07, 2016 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A former Berkeley County Sheriff's Department captain who sold guns from the department's evidence room was sentenced to 10 days in jail duri...
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