Skip to comments.Officer accused of swiping motorist's laptop
Posted on 12/26/2008 1:35:58 PM PST by LibWhacker
PINEVILLE, Mo. | A southwest Missouri police officer is facing felony theft charges after a laptop computer he dropped off at a sheriff's office to get software installed was identified as the same one he was accused of stealing more than a year earlier.
The woman told police she saw Cummings take her computer and put it in the back of his patrol car. But when she asked for the computer to be returned after she was released, Cummings denied having it and the woman did not get it back, records say. She reported it stolen to the Pineville Police Department two weeks later.
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I’m sure Wideawake has a logical explanation of why this LEO had to protect the community from a computer felon by confiscating her computer.
bad cop. no donut.
What a dick...
I wonder how many criminals will get ‘get out of jail free’ cards because of this criminal cop.
Was this cop “protecting” or “serving” when he stole this lady’s laptop?
typical ‘see it -seize it’ mentality
if there is any remote justification and
usually well beyond the letter of the law .
Unfortunately all too common
And his boss!!!
Good point! I can only hope good cops hate the crooked ones for precisely that reason.
That’s one of them.
Fire them? Not good enough, prosecute them.
“I can only hope good cops hate the crooked ones for precisely that reason.”
The good cops can hate em, but until they turn the bad ones in they area all bad.
Watch this cop become a cop somewhere else in the country. The new recycling.