P&E Headlines - September 2015

Here are a few headlines about property and evidence rooms from across the country.

Tulsa County inmate who breached surplus evidence room hid K2 in rectum, records indicate

Sept. 19, 2015 — TULSA, Okla. — A jail inmate worker is being accused of breaching the evidence surplus room at the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office and stealing synthetic marijuana.

Munster to refurbish Police Department evidence room

Sept. 18, 2015 — MUNSTER, Ind. — The Town Council of Munster, Ind. recently approved funds that will enable refurbishment of the Munster Police Department's evidence room. The move came after the department learned its evidence room was not suitable for accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

Still no charges in missing evidence case

Sept. 19, 2015 — TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — More than a year after almost $10,000 went missing from a Michigan State Police evidence room, a final investigative report finally made it to the special prosecutor's desk.

Residents raising funds for Pleasant Grove police

Sept. 18, 2015 - PLEASANT GROVE, Utah - An overflowing property room at the Pleasant Grove Police Department has spurred local residents to set up a GoFundMe account to raise enough money to obtain a portable shipping container for extra storage.

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