JPSO deputy arrested, fired

Accused of stealing money from found wallet

Chris Miller
July 14, 2020 - 8:56 pm
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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office fired a patrol deputy, and arrested him for theft, according to the Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate.

The sheriff's office says Justin Vappie, who had been with the department since April 2019, took the money from a wallet that a citizen had reported lost.

The sheriff's office said the wallet contained a "known amount" of money, and it came up short when Vappie checked the wallet in to the department's property office.

Click here to read more from the Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate.

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