by the Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Louisville police officer
was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery
Tuesday after he allegedly stole $100 from an
undercover Kentucky State Police officer.
Paul Anthony Manning, 32, of Louisville, was
arrested about 6:30 p.m. EST, an arrest report
The department set up the sting after receiving
seven complaints since last November about Manning
allegedly stealing property from prisoners, Louisville
police Chief Greg Smith said.
Manning has been a Louisville police officer for
about 10 years, Smith said.
He responded to a call of "a person down" at a
Louisville tavern just before noon, the report
Manning arrested a man, who was actually a state
police officer, and charged him with public
intoxication, the report said.
The state officer was carrying $400 in marked
bills, and Manning took $100 and kept it, the report
He later confessed and was arrested at 3rd District
headquarters, police said.
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Manning has been suspended with pay, pending an
internal affairs investigation, Smith said.