We have a trio of corrupt cops this week, including a former sheriff and a former police chief. Let's get to it:
In Rockingham, North Carolina, a former Rockingham police chief was indicted last Tuesday on charges he stole thousands of dollars in seized drug money. Robert Vorhees, a 21-year veteran, had resigned in February, citing medical reasons, but city officials said they discovered "significant irregularities" in financial records and a checking account at a local bank where Vorhees apparently deposited money. He has now been indicted on charges he embezzled more than $38,000.
In Pine City, Minnesota, a Pine County sheriff's deputy was arrested last Friday on charges he stole narcotic pain pills on multiple occasions. Deputy Justin Stoddard is accused of taking pain pills from a Pine City home in October when he stopped by to warn residents about narcotics thieves purportedly casing the neighborhood. He is also accused of taking oxycodone from a residence while investigating a custody dispute a month earlier. He faces seven criminal counts, including theft of a controlled substances and official misconduct.