FPSO: Wisner police officer arrested after allegedly mishandling evidence

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According to the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, a Wisner police officer was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly mishandled evidence collected during a criminal investigation.

35 year-old Eddie Bowens, Jr. was arrested Tuesday afternoon on one count of malfeasance in office.

Wisner Police conducted an internal investigation after they noticed that some cash evidence had been missing.

The investigation was later turned over to the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, who continued the interviews and investigation.

Bowens was arrested and booked into the Franklin Parish Detention Center. He was later released on bond.

There’s no official word yet on his current employment status with the Wisner Police Department.



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