Investigative Report

Internal Affairs Report

2013-10057

Location:

Manatee County, Florida, USA

Subject of Investigation:

Thomas Peel

Report Date:

August 30, 2013

Report Metadata

Client:

Manatee County Sheriff's Office

Incident Date:

July 31, 2013

Investigator:

Monique DeCesare

Investigator Employer:

Manatee County Sheriff's Office

Findings Summary

On July 31, 2013, Deputy Thomas Peel was on duty working as a Manatee County Sheriff's Office patrol deputy for Squad 1 East. During the course of his shift Deputy Peel drove his marked agency patrol vehicle to a prearranged meeting with an individual for the purpose of purchasing an illegal controlled substance. Unbeknownst to Deputy Peel, the individual selling him the controlled substance was a Confidential Informant (CI) and assisting in a narcotics "reverse" operation. In a controlled hand-to-hand deal with the CI, Deputy Peel purchased six (6) vials of testosterone propionate along with 150 tablets of Nolvadex and 200 tablets of Tbol for $325.00.

Findings Conclusion

Upon careful review of written documentation contained within this investigation, and a review of the General Orders, Policies and Procedures of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, I submit an IMPROPER CONDUCT (SUSTAINED) finding to the allegation of Conduct Unbecoming.

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Sustained Findings

When the investigation discloses sufficient evidence to establish that the act occurred and that it constituted misconduct

Conduct

Manatee County Sheriff's Office General Order 1013, 1.1

Upon careful review of written documentation contained within this investigation, and a review of the General Orders, Policies and Procedures of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, I submit an IMPROPER CONDUCT (SUSTAINED) finding to the allegation of Conduct Unbecoming. This finding is under the violation of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office General Order 1013, 1.1