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Police sergeant allegedly used precinct flower fund to make her car payment

DETROIT - 7 Action News has learned that a Detroit Police Sergeant has
been charged with three felonies for allegedly embezzling money from her
own department.

Investigator Scott Lewis first reported that Sergeant Malkia Miller was under investigation back in July.

makes this case especially troubling is that the money in question was
supposed to be used to help fellow officers and their families during
times of sorrow.

All of Detroit's precincts have a flower fund.
The money goes to buy flowers when an officer or close family member
dies. Police investigators suspect Sergeant Malkia Miller helped herself
to some of this money and Tuesday she was hauled into court to face the
music. She was arraigned in Detroit's 36th District Court on three
felony charges; two embezzlement counts and one count of using a
computer to commit a felony.

Until recently, Miller worked on

Added: Dec-30-2011 Occurred On: Dec-20-2011
By: falsephrophet
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Tags: Police, sergeant, allegedly, used, precinct, flower, fund, to, make, her, car, payment,
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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