Two Baltimore corrections officers were allegedly caught on camera looting a 7-Eleven store during last month’s riots, reports CBS Baltimore.
Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard have been suspended without pay after being charged with theft and burglary.
Police said Cobb and Richard could be seen on surveillance camera exiting the store with Tostitos (corn chips) and Slim Jims (beef jerky). Police say a tip led them to review video footage that allegedly showed the pair looting, during rioting that erupted after Freddie Gray, a black man, suffered mortal injuries while in police custody.
Both were without pay after being charged with theft and two counts of burglary, according to a statement by DPSCS.
“Our Intelligence and Investigative Division did an outstanding job, immediately following-up on this tip,” said DPSCS Secretary Stephen T. Moyer.
“We will not allow the vast majority of our employees who are honest and hardworking to be tainted by the actions of a few.”
The footage was recorded on April 25, following Baltimore’s turmoil surrounding the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Both women had been assigned to a downtown Baltimore Division of Correction facility.
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H/T – CBS Baltimore