FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

S.C. Sheriff Sold Drugs Out of Agency SUV, Protected Dealers

May 04, 2010  | 

The FBI has filed an affidavit accusng a South Carolina sheriff of using his department-issued SUV to possess and distribute cocaine, WIS TV reports.

Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin is accused of distributing the drugs using his Ford Expedition patrol vehicle and protecting drug dealers who sold the product.

The FBI described Melvin as a "middle man" who talked about arresting drug traffickers to confiscate their drugs for re-sale. Federal agents obtained wire-tap recordings of Melvin talking to two dealers on his cell phone.

Read the full story.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Texas Officer on Funeral Escort Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver
A Dallas police officer working on a funeral escort was struck and killed by a suspected...
Police Shoot, Kill, Suspected Hawaii Cop Killer in Gunfight
The man suspected of murdering Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa was killed in a shootout...
Arizona Officer's Widow Grateful for New PTSD Law for First Responders
The widow of Craig Tiger — a Phoenix police officer who had been diagnosed with PTSD...
Video: Georgia Officer Trades Punches with Resisting Suspect
The three-minute video shows the altercation between the unidentified officer and suspect...

Police Magazine