LPD officer on leave, accused of selling department-owned ammo

A Lafayette Police Officer has been accused of selling department-owned ammunition to a third party.

Posted: Nov 9, 2018 4:55 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette Police Officer has been accused of selling department-owned ammunition to a third party. According to the Lafayette Police Department, they were notified of a possible theft and sale of ammunition owned by the City of Lafayette on Oct. 25. A criminal investigation was conducted by the Lafayette Police Department’s Detective division.

The investigation indicated that Officer Kevin Price sold ammunition to a third party without authorization from the Department. Officer Kevin Price was placed on administrative leave and the investigation was turned over to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutors Office.

An Internal Affairs investigation into this incident was also conducted and the results of that investigation were forwarded to the Chief’s Office for review. 

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