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Officer accused of stealing from 2 police departments



BLAWNOX, Pa. (AP) — A police officer stands accused of stealing from two western Pennsylvania police departments where he worked. Joseph Lynn is charged with theft, evidence tampering, lying to authorities, obstructing the administration of law and misapplication of entrusted property. It wasn’t known  Wednesday if the 34-year-old McKeesport man has retained an attorney. Lynn is accused of multiple thefts from the Blawnox police force, where he currently serves, and the North Braddock police department, where he previously worked. Blawnox police declined comment on Lynn’s employment status.

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