2 Dallas deputies arrested for looting Home Depot destroyed by tornado

Just remember, any time that you get pulled over, that the man or woman with the gun and handcuffs may have the moral integrity of these two cretins.  Your freedom or possibly your life could be in jeopardy any time you have contact with them. Hero is an action, not a color.

From the Dallas times

Joseph Bobadilla and Rebecca Evans were charged with theft. Bobadilla is accused of stealing items from the leveled store and exchanging them at other stores for credit, sheriff’s office says

Two Dallas County sheriff’s deputies were arrested Thursday after they were accused of stealing from a Home Depot store destroyed by a tornado last month.

Dallas County sheriff's deputy Joseph Bobadilla, 25, was charged with theft after authorities say he was looting at a Home Depot destroyed by a tornado last month.
Dallas County sheriff’s deputy Joseph Bobadilla, 25, was charged with theft after authorities say he was looting at a Home Depot destroyed by a tornado last month.(Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)

Joseph Bobadilla, 25, and Rebecca Evans, 41, were charged with theft of property between $750 and $2,500. As a public servants, they face an enhanced theft charge, a state jail felony, authorities said.

Home Depot’s corporate office notified the sheriff’s office that Bobadilla had stolen from the store on Forest Lane, which was leveled when several tornadoes tore through the Dallas area Oct. 20.

Bobadilla was booked into the Dallas County Jail about noon Thursday. He posted a $500 bond about 1:40 p.m., records show. Evans was booked into the jail around 3 p.m., also on a $500 bond.

Rebecca Evans, 41
Rebecca Evans, 41(Dallas County Sheriff’s Department)

The sheriff’s office said Bobadilla had been working off-duty guarding the Home Depot store after it was destroyed.

“During his shifts, Bobadilla would take items from the store and later exchange them at another location for in-store credit, subsequently purchasing items with the in-store credits he received,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release. Details on Evans’ arrest weren’t immediately available.”

The whole story is here: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2019/11/21/sheriffs-deputy-accused-of-stealing-from-home-depot-that-was-destroyed-in-october-tornadoes/