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Former Balto. Co. police cadet pleads guilty to stealing from evidence room
Former Balto. Co. police cadet pleads guilty to stealing from evidence room

A former Baltimore County police cadet who was accused of stealing cash and thousands of pills from an evidence room pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft and drug charges. Authorities say Nicholas Michael Ishmael, 21, stole oxycodone, cocaine, morphine and tens of thousands of dollars from the evidence vault at department headquarters in Towson. After police discovered items were missing from the evidence room last spring, the department audited hundreds of thousands of pieces of evidence and tightened security. The Parkville man, who wore a dark suit for his appearance in Baltimore County Circuit Court, pleaded guilty to one count each of theft and possession of oxycodone with intent to...

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