Phoenix police sergeant is accused of shoplifting

Phoenix police sergeant is accused of shoplifting

Phoenix police sergeant is accused of shoplifting

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by Associated Press

azfamily.com

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 5:04 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 1 at 8:58 AM

PHOENIX (AP) -- A Phoenix police officer has resigned after being cited on suspicion of shoplifting.

Police say Sgt. Mike Gurry was given a criminal citation and released Tuesday for allegedly stealing an undisclosed amount of merchandise from a hobby store in northeast Phoenix.

They say Gurry later resigned from the police department.

KPHO-TV says Gurry was a 29-year veteran and since he quit and wasn't fired, he's still eligible to collect his pension.

He worked as a community action officer in Phoenix's Black Mountain Precinct.

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