PAW PAW, Mich. (WOOD) - A sheriff's deputy of St. Joseph County who was accused of stealing a prescription pain reliever from a jail while on duty has pleaded guilty in the case.
Stephen Morris, 39, was charged with felony larceny counts after the Jan. 9 Tramadol theft.
He pleaded Wednesday o two counts of larceny of more than $200 but less than $1,000.
The case was handled by prosecutors from Cass County.
Assistant prosecutor Kirk Metzger said they will ask that Morris no longer be able to work in law enforcement or as a corrections officer.
Morris is now on administrative leave without pay.
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