Pine County Sheriff’s Deputy On Leave, Under Suspicion Of Theft
On Thursday, KSTP reported an alleged crime of theft against a Pine County Sheriff’s deputy. Upon request, the Pine County Sheriff’s office has responded in the form of press release saying that:
“On the afternoon of November 1, 2012 the Pine County Sheriff received information from a Pine County resident that thefts had allegedly been committed by a Pine County Deputy Sheriff. A Sheriff’s Investigator was immediately dispatched and an investigation was initiated.
The following day, November 2, 2012 the Pine County Sheriff requested outside assistance from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office in conducting this investigation.
The investigation continued under the control of the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office.
A Pine County Sheriff’s Deputy was placed on paid administrative leave on Monday, November 5th, 2012.
The findings of this investigation were presented to the Pine County Attorney on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012.
On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 the Pine County Attorney forwarded the investigation finds to the Kanabec County Attorney for prosecution review.
This matter is considered an open investigation.”