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Grand jury indicts Vienna police officer on theft, drug charges

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Mike Sheehy

A Vienna officer is facing new charges after he was indicted by a Trumbull County grand jury.

Michael Sheehy is charged with two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of theft in office, petty theft, possessing criminal tools, aggravated possession of drugs and grand theft.

According to a criminal complaint, Sheehy is accused of stealing M4 rifles from the Vienna Township Police Department, where he worked. He’s also accused of using a lock-out kit to break into a police vehicle and take $700. 

This happened on January 28, according to the criminal complaint filed in Girard Municipal Court. 

Sheehy is on leave from Mathews Schools, where he worked as a school resource officer, during the case.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been investigating. The agency wouldn’t release further details on Friday, citing the pending investigation. 

Sheehy was out on $15,000 bond with the condition that he enter and complete an in-patient recovery program at First Step Recovery. 

He’ll be arraigned at 11 a.m. February 8.

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