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.

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