A St. Tammany Parish jury found Jones guilty of the charges on May 23, 2019. He was accused of stealing $6,300 in cash, cocaine, and two guns from the evidence room he supervised three years ago. He was fired from the Causeway Police Department.
“Mr. Jones held one of the most trusted positions in law enforcement, safeguarding the evidence seized during arrests,” Montgomery said at the time of the conviction. “This was a betrayal of that trust.”
Assistant District Attorney Angelina Valuri prosecuted the case, with the assistance of Holly McGinness.
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