Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Former West Yorkshire police officer charged

A FORMER police officer has been charged in connection with the alleged theft of thousands of pounds from crime scenes.

James Hughes, who has resigned his position with West Yorkshire Police, is also charged in relation to alleged misuse of personal data held on police files.

After receiving advice from the Crown Prosecution Service, Mr Hughes was charged with one count of theft – understood to be around £3,000 – and one count of misconduct in public office. He is due to make his first appearance before magistrates in the first week of February.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “A 31-year-old man has been charged with misconduct in a public office and theft and is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on February 3.

My comment: Another wait and see what the outcome of the court case will be.

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