Ill. cop accused of stealing $2,000 from dead man

The 27-year police veteran has resigned from the department


Chicago Sun Times

NILES, Ill. — A veteran Niles police officer was charged with theft and official misconduct for stealing nearly $2,000 from a dead man's room at the Leaning Tower YMCA, prosecutors said.

William Christie, 48, swiped the money from Larry Pollak's room after he responded to a Nov. 9 call that a YMCA resident had died, authorities said.

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