Florida Deputy Accused of Stealing Items From Crime Scene

A Florida sheriff's deputy is accused of stealing cash, credit cards and a wallet from a crime scene.

Orange County Sheriff's Capt. Angelo Nieves tells local news outlets that Deputy Joseph Suheil Haddad was arrested Tuesday following an internal affairs investigation found that he'd used the credit cards illegally.

Officials say Haddad responded to a burglary on Sunday, which evolved into a drug investigation. The person who reported the burglary was then arrested. When that man asked deputies if he could gather his belongings, he noticed that items including $1,750 in cash and the credit cards were missing.

Haddad is charged with grand theft and was fired and stripped of his law enforcement powers.

He's been with the agency since 2016. It's not known whether he has a lawyer.

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