15th District officer charged in Northwood theft

15th District Police Officer Kenneth Crockett has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property in connection with an incident Tuesday morning at Pat’s Cafe in Northwood.

Crockett, who lives in Walton Park, has been charged with stealing $825 from Pat’s after he and two other officers stopped at the bar following an unfounded call at a nearby auto detailing shop. The two other officers have been cleared.

Crockett, 56, will undergo a mental evaluation, and the process to terminate him has already begun.

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