A 32-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department has been indicted on theft charges after prosecutors alleged he used a fake diploma.
Staccato Butler, a detective who worked as computer forensic analyst, was charged with two counts of theft of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000 for "unlawfully presenting as genuine a false diploma," the Baltimore state's attorney's office said in a statement last week.
Police said this week that Butler is no longer with the department.
Butler most recently worked as a detective in the department's cyber and electronic crimes unit. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the University of Baltimore's high-technology...