A 40-year-old woman received a one-month sentence for drug crimes committed while serving as a sheriff’s deputy in Kane County, Illinois, according to an article by the Daily Herald.
Illinois State Police officers began investigating the Kane County woman in 2015. At that time, the officers received information alleging that the woman was diverting seized prescription drugs that were destined for the sheriff’s evidence locker.
In order to verify this allegation, Illinois State Police officers planted marked packages of prescription drugs in a dropbox at the Pingree Grove Police Department. The officers also established video surveillance to track the marked pharmaceuticals.
Law enforcement monitored the pharmaceuticals for approximately two days, but the officers did not observe the marked drugs moving from the dropbox to the sheriff’s evidence locker. A search of the evidence locker did not turn up the marked pharmaceuticals, either.
Illinois State Police then obtained a search [...]