Former Simpsonville officer sentenced to 12 years in prison

Updated: Mar. 6, 2017 at 6:52 PM EST
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SIMPSONVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  A former Simpsonville Police Officer faces over a decade in prison after he was accused of stealing from the department.

Terry Putnam a combined 12-year sentence for theft of weapons and controlled substances, criminal mischief, tampering with evidence, and official misconduct.

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Putnam originally denied the charges but later plead guilty.

Putnam was also ordered to pay restitution.

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