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Police accused of stealing from dead man resign

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Posted: Nov 10, 2009 10:12 PM by Kristy Davis
Updated: Nov 11, 2009 6:46 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: cops, St. Gabriel, stealing money, dead man, robbed, police

Two St. Gabriel police officers accused of stealing money from a man after he died in a car crash resigned Monday morning.

At Tuesday's city council meeting, the the council voted to accept thier resignation.

Keith Snowten and Rodrick Wesley allegedly stole $2,000 from the dead man's wallet and split the money.

An ex-girlfriend of one of the men tipped police off about the money.

Both men are charged with theft and malfeasance in office.

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