ANTONITO — A former police officer faces charges today in connection with the alleged theft of money from a dead man between Jan. 4 and 14.
Don Mendoza, 30, Alamosa, was on duty in Antonito Jan. 4 when he responded to a coroner assist.
Apparently, the deceased had close to $2,200 in cash, but when family members arrived to claim his belongings, $1,141 was missing.
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