Virginia State Police investigating missing money from Greene County Sheriff’s Office www.privateofficer.com
STANARDSVILLE VAMarch 25 2012 — The Virginia State Police is investigating funds reportedly missing from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.
NBC 29 reported that the case involves $22,000 missing from an evidence locker at the Sheriff’s Office.
“In February, Greene County Sheriff [Steve] Smith requested the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office investigate concerns about missing funds,” State Police spokesman Corinne Geller said in an emailed statement Friday. “The investigation is ongoing at this time. No arrests or charges have been made.”
Smith would not go into details. “There’s not much I can say about the investigation,” he said Friday.
Prince William Commonwealth’s Attorney Paul Ebert has been appointed to investigate the case. Calls made to him on Friday were not immediately returned.