Former Missouri Police Officer Indicted for Stealing NHTSA Grant Funds
On May 18, 2011, Sean Lane, former Lieutenant, City of Jennings, Missouri, Police Department, was indicted in St. Louis County Court on state charges of Stealing by Deceit. The indictment charges that over a two year period Lane allegedly stole monies from a NHTSA grant, as well as monies from Central Missouri State University; Missouri Department of Transportation; and the City of Jennings, Missouri, by reporting he worked more overtime on grant funded assignments than he actually did. The City of Jennings, Missouri, Police Department had received grant money from NHTSA for driving while under the influence enforcement.
This case was worked jointly with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office.
Note: Indictments, informations, and criminal complaints are only accusations by the Government. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.