Police Officer Sold Stolen Property On eBaySaturday, 3rd December 2016 at 11:18am
According to Kent Online, an officer who stole police equipment was collared when detectives took to eBay to find the missing items.
PC Paul Withrington had been stealing for two years and stolen gear was found in his police van and even his lunch box, Canterbury Crown Court heard.
Officers became concerned after items, including combat trousers, torches, CDs, a satnav and other items had vanished from police stations.
When an LED torch had been stolen they checked eBay where they found one being sold by a user called ‘Paul1981With’ – further checks showed the account owner was Paul Withrington.
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