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Durham Police Technician Accused Of Destroying Evidence

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Bruce Preiss, a Durham Police Department technician, is accused of destroying evidence.(WRAL-TV5 News)
DURHAM — TheDurham Police Departmentis coming to grips with an allegation against one of its own.

Bruce Preiss is a police technician accused of destroying evidence. He was responsible for storing items pertaining to a case.

Instead of storing them, the district attorney says Price drove around with the evidence for months, then just threw the evidence away.

"Anytime it is alleged that a member of our department has done something that may compromise the prosecution of a case with the ability to present it to a jury is very disturbing," says Maj. George Hare of the Durham Police Department.

Price is on paid leave from the Durham Police Department until officers finish investigating the allegations.



Kamal Wallace, Web Editor

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