Officer accused of stealing $10K located in Panama 11 years later

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WMC) - A police officer stole money from his police department and then left the country, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

For more than 10 years, investigators have been trying to find Christopher Greene.

Greene, a former officer at Sweetwater Police Department, is suspected of stealing more than $10,000 from the department in 2007.

After the money went missing, so did Greene.

In early July 2018, investigators in Panama found Greene. With help from U.S. Marshals, Panama authorities captured Greene and sent him back to Tennessee.

Greene arrived in Tennessee on July 6. He was promptly booked into jail on a $100,000 bond.

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