Two Baltimore correctional officers have been charged with theft and burglary after allegedly looking a 7-Eleven last month during the Baltimore Uprising protests.
Tamika Cobb (pictured left) and Kendra Richards have been suspended without pay, CBS Baltimore reports, from their posts at a Downtown Baltimore Division of Corrections facility.
Cobb and Richards were caught on camera leaving the store with merchandise they didn't pay for after a tip lead police to review surveillance footage. Cobb reportedly stole packets of Slim Jims, while Richards loaded up on Tostitos chips.
“Our Intelligence and Investigative Division did an outstanding job, immediately following-up on this tip,” says DPSCS Secretary Stephen T. Moyer. “We will not allow the vast majority of our employees who are honest and hardworking to be tainted by the actions of a few.”
Bail has been set at $35,000 for each of the officers — a steep price to pay for taking a few snacks.
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(Photo: Baltimore Police Department)
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