Ala Deputy Accused of Stealing While on Duty

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say a southeast Alabama deputy is charged with stealing from people he encountered while on patrol.
Henry County Sheriff William Maddox says state investigators arrested 32-year-old Nicholas Cheek on Thursday at the county courthouse. He is accused of four theft counts and a fifth charge of intimidating a witness.
Maddox says Cheek already has been fired.
The deputy allegedly confiscated and kept a gun while answering a domestic violence call in 2009. He's accused of taking other items including a gun and prescription medicine during traffic stops.
Maddox says Deputy Cheek had worked with the department since 2008, most recently as a sergeant supervising a shift.
Cheek is free on bond.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
8195 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Station: 850-234-7777 News: 850-230-5221 Fax: 850-233-6647
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 156326025 - wjhg.com/a?a=156326025
Gray Television, Inc.