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While booking man, intake officer allegedly steals $100

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville Metro Corrections intake officer, accused of stealing from a man he was booking into jail, has been summoned to court.

According to court documents, Joshua Ayers, 36, booked the victim into jail and logged his belongings on October 3. During that time, Ayers allegedly told the victim to stand in position to be scanned. Ayers picked up the victim's property, including cash, and entered the scan room.

Video surveillance captured Ayers returning to the table and putting the belongings down, minus the $100 in cash.

Ayers is being charged with official misconduct and theft.

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