Stephen Greensmyth, 54, from Bronwydd, and Rhys Thomas James, 37, from Abergwili, are charged with wilful misconduct in public office. As well as allegedly supplying the Class B drug, it is claimed they failed to follow correct police procedures.
Two Dyfed-Powys police officers are two appear in court charged with Misconduct in Public Office. The pair, who have not been named by the force, are both currently suspended and due to appear before magistrates in Llanelli on Thursday.
The police must confront the “poison of decades-old misdeeds”, the Home Secretary Theresa May has told officers, raising hopes that she is close to ordering an inquiry into police misconduct during the 1980s miner strike.
There is a compelling logic now to the growing calls for the home secretary to order an inquiry into South Yorkshire police’s brutal 1984 confrontation with striking miners at Orgreave, and the force’s alleged “frame-up” of miners afterwards.
JOHN Mauger was cleared of misconduct after a three-year probe but has been suspended amid new allegations he stole football cards and batteries from a Tesco. A TOP cop has been suspended after he was detained on suspicion of shoplifting and giving police a false name and address.
The Borough Commander for Richmond and Twickenham has been suspended from duty and faces a gross misconduct investigation after allegations of inappropriate behavior were made this week. A superintendent has also been placed on restricted duties. Chief Superintendent Colin Kennedy, a former staff officer to Sir Paul Stephenson and head of covert policing, has today been served with a notice of investigation and suspended from duty.
A police and crime commissioner should “come clean” over the outcome of an investigation into allegations of misconduct, a former MP has said. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) passed the findings of its inquiry into Northamptonshire PCC Adam Simmonds to prosecutors.
A Scotland Yard detective has been sacked over failures in an investigation involving an associate of Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked nationwide riots in August 2011. A Metropolitan Police probe into an armed assault by Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, who went on to provide the same gun to Duggan, was found by the police watchdog to have had “a number of failures”.
THE owner of a small independent Hull store has criticised police for failing to deal with a shoplifter – despite catching the thief on CCTV. Christopher Bricklebank reported the theft of an £80 phone from Strand Appliances in Beverley Road to Humberside Police.
The police officer accused of ‘vandalising’ a rape case involving four students is still working on serious crimes and has not been disciplined, it was revealed today. Gloucestershire Detective Constable Ben Lewis was accused of having ‘broken’ the trial process after holding back information that led to the friends being cleared of sex crimes this week.