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Henderson Police Officer’s Wife Allegedly Stole for Drugs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The wife of a Henderson police lieutenant is facing charges she cashed a stolen check so she could buy drugs.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal says 50-year-old Heidi DeVaney told officers upon her arrest earlier this week that she had a pill and drug addiction and was desperate for cash, according to a police report.

DeVaney has been booked on one count each of burglary, forgery, theft and fraud.

A $1,000 check was reported stolen and cashed by an employee of the College of Southern Nevada, where DeVaney works as an administrative assistant.

Investigators identified the suspect from bank surveillance footage and arrested her Wednesday.

DeVaney is the wife of Lt. John DeVaney.

A Henderson police spokeswoman declined to comment.

A message left with DeVaney was not immediately returned Saturday.

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