The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace has arrested one among its personal, a narcotics detective who resigned after he had a $one hundred invoice that was lacking from proof throughout a search warrant Thursday, in response to Undersheriff Pat Ivey.
Jason Mann, eleven-yr veteran, was charged with tampering with proof and petty theft. Ivey stated he different detectives have been executing the search warrant at a house on Dignan Road the place the proof included money and medicines. A sergeant had observed a $one hundred invoice lacking so requested the detectives to empty their pockets. Two had payments of that quantity, however solely Mann’s matched the serial quantity that had already been photographed on the proof, Ivey stated.
The undersheriff stated the detective was remorseful and determined to resign. He now will undergo the courtroom course of.
That is at the very least the ninth Sheriff’s Workplace worker arrested this yr. The final one was Officer Thomas J. McDonald, an 18-yr veteran arrested early August on a cost of battery after a lady was touched inappropriately at a 5 Factors bar on Park Road.
Since Sheriff Mike Williams took workplace in July 1, 2015, the Sheriff’s Workplace has suspended 33 officers for numerous infractions, together with 17 staff fired and forty five extra who resigned or retired whereas beneath investigation and two who have been demoted, based on the Sheriff’s Workplace.