BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Accused of looting. Two Baltimore correctional officers face charges in connection to last month’s riots.
Tamika Cobb and Kendra Richard have been suspended without pay after being charged with theft and burglary.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm & Dry Fourth Of July Forecast
The officers were caught on camera leaving a closed 7-Eleven store in the 300 block of W. Baltimore Street with merchandise.READ MORE: How To Stream The Star-Spangled Celebration Fireworks Show
Police say a tip led them to review video footage that allegedly showed looting.
“Our Intelligence and Investigative Division did an outstanding job, immediately following-up on this tip,” said DPSCS Secretary Stephen T. Moyer. “We will not allow the vast majority of our employees who are honest and hardworking to be tainted by the actions of a few.”MORE NEWS: Inner Harbor Hotels Prepare For Fourth Of July Festivities
Both women had been assigned to a downtown Baltimore Division of Correction facility.