PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A former Rockville cop was sentenced after he was caught stealing prescription drugs.
We first reported around a year ago, 43-year-old Derek Cerny was charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance.
Indiana State Police says Cerny stole five pain killer tablets from a Parke County deputy, who had a prescription for the medication following back surgery.
Cerny was sentenced after a bench trial to one year of probation.
He faced similar accusations during his 15 years as a Vigo County deputy. Charges against him were dismissed after he completed drug court.