Last Updated: Thursday, October 13, 2016
- Pinellas deputy arrested on theft, drug charges
- Steven Smith, 32, is accused of selling his duty-issued gun
- Smith had been Pinellas deputy since 2012
Steven Jared Smith, 32, is accused of selling his duty-issued gun to a pawn shop, in addition to stealing drugs.
According to the sheriff’s office, Smith was fired Wednesday evening.
Investigators said Smith sold his agency-issued Glock 30 .45-caliber pistol for $250 to Silver Dollar Pawn Shop in New Port Richey.
A deputy since 2012, Smith is also accused of stealing a bottle of hydrocodone pills at the north district station in Dunedin. Smith was supposed to destroy the pills.
Who hired this guy?
He looks like a candidate for psychopath of the year
Man, Pinellas county sure can pick them
Tony Soprano must have his “Guy” in the personnel Dept.