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Video Shows Cop Stealing Watch From Jewelry Store Burglary Scene: Pembroke Pines Police

Pembroke Pines Police released video Monday of an officer who they say was caught on camera stealing a watch when he responded to a jewelry store burglary

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    Pembroke Pines Police released video Monday of an officer who they say was caught on camera stealing a watch when he responded to a jewelry store burglary. Police said the video shows Officer Kevin Burgs, who was arrested and charged with grand theft after he took a watch worth $795 from the Jared's Galleria of Jewelry at 11077 Pines Boulevard back on Feb. 5. (Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014)

    Pembroke Pines Police released video Monday of an officer who they say was caught on camera stealing a watch when he responded to a jewelry store burglary.

    Police said the video shows Officer Kevin Burgs, who was arrested and charged with grand theft after he took a watch worth $795 from the Jared's Galleria of Jewelry at 11077 Pines Boulevard back on Feb. 5.

    Police said two suspects cut a hole in the roof of the building and got away with $75,000 worth of merchandise and caused about $10,000 in damages early Wednesday.


    Burgs, a 9-year veteran of the department, was one of the responding officers to the business, police said. He was caught on surveillance video cameras removing the watch, police said.

    Burgs was arrested and later released on bond. He has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation. It's unknown whether he has an attorney.