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Two years later, on March 23, Jones, who’d been with the department since 2002, has pleaded guilty to theft and violation of the oath of office. He is in the DeKalb County jail awaiting transfer to state prison.
Judge Daniel Coursey sentenced him to five years, with the first to be served in custody.
Ford said the case is disappointing.
“Obviously we don’t expect that of our police officers,” he said.
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Officials said they are looking at fining residents who continually dump grease down drains and are considering banning disposals in new construction.