Frankfort police officer arrested for theft

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FRANKFORT, Ind. (Feb. 11, 2014)– Tuesday at approximately 2:30 p.m. a Frankfort City police officer was arrested for theft.

Randy L. Emery, 48, of Frankfort was arrested on one count of theft, a class “C” felony.

Emery was arrested at his residence and transported to the Clinton County Jail in Frankfort. The warrant stems from an investigation that started on February 7, 2014 with interviews and the collaboration of other evidence to validate the charge.

The investigation, which was conducted by Master Trooper Detective Amy Johnson of the Indiana State Police Organized Crime and Corruption Unit (OCCU), alleges that Emery was stealing money from Good Oil Company located in Winamac, IN.

It is alleged that Emery, using a Frankfort police car while off duty, was transporting money as a part time job.

He was responsible for transport of money to the bank from the Good Oil Company station at I-65 and State Rd. 28 in Clinton County.

It is alleged more than $147,000 cash has been taken in the thefts since late summer of last year.

The investigation is ongoing.