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Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013 1:38 am | Updated: 10:23 am, Fri Nov 15, 2013.

ATTLEBORO - A year-long probe into the theft of drugs from the police evidence locker came up empty, but an investigator slammed the department for poor security and record keeping that allowed the crime to occur - going so far as to call it "negligent."

"The advanced technology and security systems available ... (when the thefts occurred) makes the lax security and accountability surrounding the ... department's evidence room inexcusable," wrote Alfred P. Donovan, a former police chief and the investigator hired by the city to look into the thefts.

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