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FDLE making changes in wake of evidence tampering case
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office is making changes in the wake of the "evidence tampering" investigation involving a Pensacola chemist.
Sheriff David Morgan says the office's internal procedures and employee screenings have been changed to make sure a similar incident does not happen again.
Recently, the sheriff's office discovered prescription pain pills were missing from its evidence room.
A crime lab chemist with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Joseph Graves, is accused of stealing the drugs.
Graves resigned from the FDLE and is now facing multiple charges.
The agency is now reviewing nearly 2600 cases Graves handled throughout the state dating back to 2006.