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Ohio Deputy Fired for Lying About Sex With Informant

November 11, 2010  | 

A Montgomery County (Ohio) Sheriff's detective has been fired, after evidence came to light showing he had lied about a sexual relationship with an informant, reports the Dayton Daily News.

Deputy Det. Steve Gardiner, a 15-year veteran, had spent the past two years in the sheriff's drug unit assigned to a DEA task force.

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Gardiner began a sexual relationship with the informant in the spring of 2009 and used his "covert identification" to rent motel rooms and his duty car to "take her on dates." When asked, Gardiner said the relationship ended in the summer of 2009. Investigators, however, found evidence that showed the couple "engaged in sex ... as late as April 24, 2010."

Read the full story at DaytonDailyNews.com.


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