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Former sheriff's deputy accused of pawning guns from evidence locker

WFAA-TV, wfaa.comBYLINE: Brett Shipp, WFAAEllis County, TXSources say Lt. Phillip Slaughter abruptly resigned late last month. What followed shocked his co-workers.Phillip Slaughter (Photo: Courtesy - Ellis County Sheriff's Department)A former Ellis County sheriff's deputy w...
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Acadia Sheriff's Office spokeswoman accused of stealing drug money

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The Advertiser, theadvertiser.comBYLINE: Seth Dickerson, Parish, LAMaxine Trahan (Photo: Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office)Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Maxine Trahan has been arrested and charged with felony theft....
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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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Former Tallassee assistant police chief enters guilty pleas

Montgomery Advertiser, montgomeryadvertiser.comBYLINE: Marty Roney, Montgomery AdvertiserTallassee, AL(Photo: Contributed)WETUMPKA Tallassee’s former assistant police chief has pleaded guilty to two theft related charges related to crimes while he was on duty.Chris Miles, 41...
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FDLE: Woman Stole $60,000 from Suwannee County Evidence Vault

WTXL ABC 27, wtxl.comBYLINE: Kiki JonesSuwannee County, FLMGN OnlineTALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Agents have arrested a woman who they say has been stealing from the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office evidence vault for 20 years. Alzada Jenkins, 64, was the evidence custodian in t...
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Former Alabama assistant police chief gets 41 months for beating suspect, selling confiscated marijuana

Alabama Media Group, al.comBYLINE: Jonathan Grass | , ALA federal court has sentenced former Tallassee Assistant Police Chief Chris Miles to 41 months in prison.Miles, 41, pleaded guilty on Nov. 17, 2015 to one count of deprivation of civil rights, two ...
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Attorney general handling investigation of former Old Town sergeant

Bangor Daily News, bangordailynews.com BYLINE: Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff Bangor, ME Michael Hashey Michael Hashey Courtesy of Michael Hashey OLD TOWN, Maine — A former member of the city’s Police Department who resigned last year is being investigated by the Maine attorney g...
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Police officer accused of stealing from department pleads not guilty

WLKY Louisville, wlky.comSimpsonville, KYThe police officer accused of stealing evidence from his own department found himself before a judge Tuesday.Terry Putnam was arraigned Monday on charges including theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 and tampering with physical evid...
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Leaked investigation reveals Flandreau police misconduct

ARGUS LEADER, argusleader.comBYLINE: Jonathan Ellis, , SDFlandreau Police Department logo(Photo: CityofFlandreau.com.)In January of 2013, several agents with the state Division of Criminal Investigation descended on the Flandreau Police Depar...
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Simpsonville officer indicted in $30,000 evidence-locker theft

Lexington Herald-Leader, kentucky.comBYLINE: Michael McKay, , KYTerry PutnamA Shelby County grand jury has indicted a Simpsonville police officer accused of breaking into the department’s evidence lockers and taking narcotics, handguns and...
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DEA's Definition Of Evidence Control Apparently Doesn't Include Recording Gross Weight Of Seized Substances

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[WBNS-TV, WSYX-TV], Floor64, Techdirt, techdirt.comBYLINE: Tim CushingLINK: DEA_Audit.pdfColumbus, OHFrom the: 'controlled' substances, my-ass departmentLegal IssuesLet's start out with this story, which is graphically (and tragically) illustrative of the problem discussed l...
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ASP investigating police department over missing drugs

Frankly Media and Raycom Media. KAIT, wmcactionnews5.comBYLINE: Region 8 NewsdeskBatesville, AR(Scorce: KAIT)BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Special agents with Arkansas State Police are investigating claims a Batesville police officer stole drugs from the evidence room.On Tuesday, ...
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Firearms Stolen from MarMac Police Department During Renovations

KCRG-TV9, www.kcrg.comBYLINE: Katie Wiedemann, KCRG-TV9Clayton County, IACLAYTON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Clayton County Sheriff's Office is looking for some stolen guns and the person who stole them from the Mar-Mac Unified Police Department in Marquette.The police an...
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Former Worthington Deputy Marshal pleads guilty to conversion

Greene County Daily World, gcdailyworld.comBYLINE: Sabrina Westfall, EditorWorthington, OHThe former Worthington Deputy Marshal accused of taking money from an evidence locker was sentenced in Monroe County last week.Donald Richardson appeared in Monroe Circuit Court on Frid...
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Audit reports call for expanded controls on Springfield Police evidence room after alleged theft of nearly $400,000

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The Republican, MassLive LLC, masslive.comBYLINE: Peter Goonan | to Document: City review of Springfield police seized cash proceduresLink to Document: Marcum Advisory Group ReportSpringfield, MA1 / 17 Retired Springfield Police Officer Kevin Burnham, r...
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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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Former Capitol Police officer accused of stealing painting from governor's mansion

Frankly Media and WKOW Television, WKOW 27, wkow.comMaple Bluff, WIMADISON (WKOW) -- Court documents detail evidence Capitol Police have gathered to charge a former member of their department with the theft of a painting from the Wisconsin Executive Residence.The criminal co...
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Updated: After indictment, Sullivan City police chief takes 'leave of absence'

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Associated Press, CBS 4 (KGBT-TV), valleycentral.comBYLINE: Dave HendricksSullivan City, TXSullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez4:35 p.m. Update: Sullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez took a "leave of absence" Tuesday, hours after the Hidalgo County District Attorn...
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29

UPDATE: Meeker County Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs, Toys

AM1240-WJON, wjon.com BYLINE: Jim Maurice Meeker County, MN Deputy Travis Sebring Photo:Meeker County Sheriff’s Office LITCHFIELD–The Meeker County Sheriff’s Deputy who has been accused of stealing both drugs and toys has been formally charged today (Thursday). Thirty-three-...
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JAN
12

Retired cop stole $400K from evidence room, police say

WCVB 5abc, wcvb.comKevin Burnham was on force for 43 yearsSpringfield, MASPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A retired Massachusetts police officer has been charged with stealing about $400,000 from the Springfield department's evidence room.Kevin Burnham, a decorated and highly respected ...
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07

Simpsonville police officer arrested for burglary

An investigation is underway into a breakin at the Simpsonville Police Department in which $30,000 was stolen in addition to guns and drugs.
The Sentinel-News, sentinelnews.comBYLINE: Lisa KingPutnam, KYPutnam charged with break-in at Simpsonville P.D.Terry PutnamTwo months after the Simpsonville Police Department was burglarized, and robbed of thousands of dollars, plus guns and drugs, one of the department’s ow...
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Missing evidence items prompt state investigation into McArthur Police

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The Logan Daily News, logandaily.comBYLINE: TYLER BUCHANAN For The Logan Daily News, , OHA McArthur Police cruiser is seen in the Wild Turkey Festival Grande Parade. Courier file photoMcARTHUR – State authorities will soon be investigating ...
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Former FHP employee gets 180 days probation in missing drug evidence case

WFTV9, wftv.comBYLINE: Tim BarberOrlando, FLEric BlackmonORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A former Florida Highway Patrol employee at the center of a missing drug evidence case struck a deal to avoid time behind bars.Eric Blackmon, 39, was arrested last month, but the investigation beg...
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Ex-Hebron police officer sold drugs from squad car, department, testimony reveals

Northwest Herald, nwherald.comBYLINE: CHELSEA McDOUGALL - , ILRyszard T. KopaczWOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a former Hebron police officer revealed he sold marijuana while on duty from his squad car and at the department.Rys...
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18

Former MWC Police Officer Accused Of Stealing, Pawning Evidence

News 9, news9.comBYLINE: Adrianna Iwasinski, News 9Two VideosMidwest City, OKA former MWC Police officer is accused of pawning stolen items including equipment belonging to the Midwest City Police Department.MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma - A former Midwest City police officer is fa...
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Former Upper Darby cop allegedly stole thousands of pills, cash from evidence room

thePhillyVoice, phillyvoice.comBYLINE: Jon Tuleya, PhillyVoice Staff Upper Darby, PAOfficer had been department's primary evidence custodian at the timeBrad A. Ross, a former Upper Darby police officer, faces hundreds of charges for allegedly stealing and tampering with evid...
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03

Police theft: Missing drugs, missing answers

Cayman Compass, compasscayman.comBYLINE: Cayman Compass Editorial BoardGeorge Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West IndiesOn July 13, someone, or “someones,” broke into a police evidence locker and absconded with 24 kilograms of cocaine and 33 kilograms of ganja. ...
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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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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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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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Hartford Police Department Property Room Employee Fired, Arrested For Larceny

Hartford Courant, courant.com BYLINE: David Moran Hartford, CT A civilian employee in Hartford PD property room fired and arrested for misappropriating evidence HARTFORD – A former city employee assigned to the police department's evidence room was fired and later charged wi...
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Baker: Grand larceny wasn't strongest case against Speed

The Evening Tribune, eveningtribune.com BYLINE: Neal Simon, The Evening Tribune Hornell, NY Former Hornell police officer admits tampering with public records SPEED BATH — Jennifer A. Speed, the former Hornell Police officer and senior evidence room custodian, pleaded g...
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Retired Warrensville Heights police officer charged with stealing from evidence room

Northeast Ohio Media Group, cleveland.comBYLINE: Ida Lieszkovszky, Northeast Ohio Media GroupWarrensville Heights, OHA retired Warrensville Heights police officer and later evidence room tech was charged with stealing drugs and cash from the department. (File photo)CLEVELAND...
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Retired sergeant admits guilt


The Lima News, limaohio.com/newsBYLINE: Greg Sowinski - County, OHFormer law officer sold guns from evidence room Fred DePalma, middle, sits with his attorneys Thursday. DePalma pleaded guilty to 59 felony charges for stealing out of the Allen...
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2nd former Aragon officer charged, accused of stealing gun from evidence room

The Polk County Standard Journal, northwestgeorgianews.com/polkfishwrap/news/localBYLINE: Kevin MyrickAragon, GAJohn GoodwillA former Aragon Police Department lieutenant is facing felony and misdemeanor theft charges in a second incident of a gun theft from the city’s eviden...
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Former Chilliwack RCMP exhibit custodian convicted of theft, breach of trust

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BYLINE: Paul J. Henderson, Chilliwack Times

Chilliwack, BC


Scales of Justice

Jaime Tiller wept openly before and after a BC Supreme Court jury declared her guilty of theft and breach of trust for stealing $2,800 from the Chilliwack RCMP exhibit room in 2011.

The nine women and three men of the jury deliberated for nearly two days before deciding on the guilty verdicts Friday morning.

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Retired Baton Rouge judge’s son admits to taking guns, cocaine from evidence room

The Advocate, theadvocate.comBYLINE: Joe gyan jr.| Baton Rouge Parish, LAColvin faces at least 15 years in prisonWilliam ColvinClad in orange prison clothes with his parents looking on, the son of a former Baton Rouge state judge admitted Monday tha...
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24

Chicago Police Dept. employee convicted of stealing cash from evidence

Chicago Sun Times, chicago.suntimes.comBYLINE: Luke WiluszChicago, ILPamela Brown Cook County sheriff's officeA Chicago Police Department employee was convicted late Thursday of stealing cash and property from police evidence storage areas.A Cook County jury found 59-year-ol...
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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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Former Old Town police officer subject of evidence room theft investigation

Bangor Daily News, bangordailynews.comBYLINE: Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN StaffOld Town, MEMichael Hashey Courtesy of Michael HasheyOLD TOWN, Maine — A veteran officer with the city’s police department who resigned earlier this year is under investigation in connection with a report...
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Ex-Oregon State Police staffer accused of stealing at least $10,000 from evidence

Oregon Live LLC, The Oregonian, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive, Point, ORJohn Parrish, a 61-year-old Oregon State Police evidence technician, is accused of stealing at least $10,000 from the agency's evidence ...
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Retired sheriff deputy being investigated for possibly pawning evidence

Fox Television Stations, Inc., KMSP-TV, Fox9.com, myfoxtwincities.comBYLINE: Maury GloverVideoRamsey County, MNST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) - A former Ramsey County investigator is being looked at for possibly stealing evidence and then selling it to pawn shops.Tom Rudenick retire...
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Ropesville Police Chief Arrested Friday by D.A.’s Office


Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., EverythingLubbock.com, everythinglubbock.comBYLINE: Staff, Ropesville, TXImage of Ashley Everett Ramirez from Hockley Co. JailLEVELLAND, TX -- The City of Ropesville Police Chief, Ashley Everett Ramirez, 40, was arres...
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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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Former police officer admits to stealing drugs from evidence room

Hearst Stations Inc., WPTZ-TV 5 News, wptz.comBYLINE: Robyn EstabrookVideoColchester, VTBURLINGTON, Vt. — A former Colchester police detective changed his plea and admitted to stealing from the police department's evidence locker room.On Monday in federal court, Tyler Kinney...
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Former deputy stole guns from evidence to sell

KUSA-TV, 9News, 9news.comBYLINE: Mallory E Davis and Robert Garrison, KUSALake County, COFormer Lake County Deputy Sheriff William Berry was convicted of embezzlement and official misconduct Thursday.LEADVILLE - A former Lake County deputy was convicted of stealing guns out ...
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Police officer 'stole' £113,000 from evidence room and spent the money on horse racing, court hears

The Telegraph, telegraph.co.ukBYLINE: Martin Evans, Crime CorrespondentWarwickshire, EnglandThe Telegraph, telegraph.co.ukPaul Greaves worked as a financial advisor for Warwickshire Police’s Serious Organised Crime Team Photo: PAA senior detective stole £113,000 from the evi...
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Former southeastern Indiana police chief sentenced for stealing cash from evidence room

Greensburg Daily News, Daily Reporter, greenfieldreporter.comBYLINE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Greenspurg, INGREENSBURG, Indiana — A southeastern Indiana woman who rose to police chief from dispatcher may spend a year behind bars after stealing $75,000 from the property room to f...
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Two ex officers indicted as part of probe into Fayette County Drug Task Force

Herald-Standard, heraldstandard.comBYLINE: Jennifer Harr Fayette County, PAFormer Connellsville police officer Ryan Reese leaves Central Court in Uniontown Wednesday morning following his arraignment on felony charges of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful conta...
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Former Latimer County Deputy Arrested For Stealing Drugs From Evidence Room

WorldNow and KOTV, News On 6, newson6.comLatimer County, OKWILBURTON, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents have arrested a former Latimer County sheriff's deputy for stealing drug evidence while working as a county deputy, a news release says.The Latimer ...
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