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Ex-Jennings officer accused of stealing from evidence room

Last Modified: Friday, January 11, 2013 10:24 PM

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A former Jennings police officer has been charged with theft over $1,500, malfeasance in office, obstruction of justice and injuring public records, state police said.

Troop D spokesman Sgt. James Anderson said 52-year-old Johnny Lassiter was arrested Friday after an investigation by state police and the Jennings Police Department.

Anderson said Lassiter, who was a police officer until his resignation on Tuesday, has been accused of stealing items from the Jennings evidence room.

Lassiter's bond has been set at $100,000.

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