RAYTOWN, Mo. - A former Raytown police officer has been charged in connection with stealing drugs and other valuables from the department evidence room.
Jackson Co. Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Justin M. Pool, 35, is charged with three felony counts of Theft of a Controlled Substance and two other felony counts of Theft of Property for thefts that occurred in January.
Items stolen include gold jewelry and controlled substances, including pills of Oxycodone. The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control uncovered items during an investigation.
The Raytown Police Department contacted the highway patrol after noticing the items had been stolen. According to a release from the prosecutor’s office, the items should not impact any open criminal case.
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