Evidence Rooms in the News: July 2014

Here's a quick summary of some evidence rooms making headlines across the United States in July 2014.

Former sheriff's captain charged with taking handguns from department's evidence room

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - July 17, 2014 - A former Grundy County Sheriff’s Department captain has been charged with one count of official misconduct and one count of theft over $$1000 after allegedly stealing handguns from the department’s evidence room.

Source: www.greenfieldreporter.com

Former Lilburn cop facing drug charges

LILBURN, Ga. - July 16, 2014 - A former Lilburn Police detective recently turned herself in on charges of drug possession and violating her oath of office. According to the WSB-AM radio website, investigators “found her in possession of the substance,” but the attorney of the accused states that “she mistakenly put some of the anti-anxiety pills in her purse during one particularly hectic day when she was counting them to take to the GBI crime lab.”

Source: www.wsbradio.com

Surveillance video shows former Wauwatosa detective stealing prescription drugs on the job

WAUWATOSA, Wis. - July 17, 2014 - Recently released surveillance video shows a former Wauwatosa detective stealing prescription drugs. She was recently sentenced to 30 days in prison and 25 months probation for taking narcotics from the evidence room “burn bin”.

Source: www.620wtmj.com

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