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Md. state trooper convicted of theft, misconduct

From the Associated Press: A Maryland state trooper who had been had been assigned to the Forestville barrack has been convicted of double-dipping by working private security jobs while on the clock.

Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced Thursday that 36-year-old Andrew Mohan was convicted of two counts of felony theft and five counts of misconduct in office. The convictions followed a seven-day trial in Prince George's County.

Gansler says Mohan stole $3,200 from the Maryland State Police by working two private security jobs while on paid duty.

Mohan also was accused of accessing restricted criminal records and other protected information for reasons other than his official duties.

Mohan will be sentenced in January. He remains suspended without pay from the state police.

By Washington Post Editors  |  December 10, 2009; 2:48 PM ET
Categories:  From the Courthouse , Maryland , Pr. George's  
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