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Jun 6, 2016

Cops Acquitted of Theft of Wallet Four Years Later

Phillip Swift

The Chief Magistrate also heard the case against two cops: Phillip Swift and John Galvez were charged for theft of a wallet with five hundred dollars and personal items belonging to Carolee Samuels.  After more than four years before the court, the Chief Magistrate concluded the case freeing the cops of the charge.  The trial began almost two years ago, and included a tedious process of viewing a video tape which the police department claimed contained evidence of the theft. But it did not help the department since it only showed the cops riding in the city.  Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith ruled that there is nothing incriminating on the video tape and acquitted Swift and Galvez. The duo has been on interdiction for years and when they left the courtroom they were emotional. In November 2012, the two officers were accused of stealing Samuels’ wallet. They subsequently took the wallet to the department, but there was no cash in it. The department claimed they had evidence that the cops stole the money and placed them on interdiction. The cops were brought before a police tribunal and were acquitted of any wrong doing and so did the court today.

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1 Response for “Cops Acquitted of Theft of Wallet Four Years Later”

  1. Hatari says:

    And you believe this?

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