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Albuquerque Police Probe Officer Steroid Use

December 19, 2012  | 

Photo via Albuquerque PD.
Photo via Albuquerque PD.

The Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department has been intestigating several of its officers for illegal steroid use, the agency confirmed Tuesday during a press conference.

The department, which is facing a federal civil rights probe, acknolwedge the probe, after charging Officer Daniel Burge with receiving or transferring stolen property worth between $500 and $2,500, reports the Albuquerque Journal.

Burge allegedly kicked inthe door of an apartment and stole the TV. The TV was owned by man who lived with another officer, Gregory Donofrio. Donofrio has been on paid leave since last month for allowing two men to settle their differences with their fists.

The steroid probe is being monitored by the FBI.

Related:

Federal Civil Rights Probe Targets Albuquerque PD

Tags: Albuquerque (N.M.) PD, Steroids, Internal Investigations


Comments (2)

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Joe @ 12/21/2012 4:57 AM

The department is "instigating" several of its officers for illegal steroid use? I could understand if they were investigating their officers, but I don't know why they would be encouraging it. Why does the story jump around? Start with steroids and end with steroids (without saying much) and the middle write about a theft. This is all around poor writing. Don't take this into a courtroom, rookie.

Sgt. Mike @ 12/28/2012 12:19 AM

Bad for all of us.

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