West Orange Police Lieutenant Charged With Third Degree Theft
Thursday, May 23, 2013 • 4:56pm
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Lieutenant Richard Levens of the West Orange Police Department was today charged with Third Degree Theft by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, confirmed ECPO Spokesperson Katherine Carter this afternoon.
The reason for the charges has not yet been released. However, an individual with knowledge of the case told the Alternative Press that the charges stemmed from an investigation into monies Levens received from side jobs. Levens was suspended from the West Orange Police Department and his gun taken on May 22. Updates will be provided as they become available.