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Hearing For Former Bedford Police Officer Postponed
Updated September 10, 2018 2:42 PM | Filed under: Crime
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(BEDFORD) - The change of plea hearing for former Bedford Police officer Eddie Allen has been postponed.

A change of plea hearing that was set for this afternoon, is now scheduled for Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. in Superior Court I with Judge John Plummer II presiding.

It was originally scheduled for September 10th at 1 p.m. in Lawrence County Superior Court I.

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Allen is facing felony charges of theft and official misconduct.

Allen is accused of stealing $20 from a suspect's wallet while processing him for arrest at the Bedford police station.

According to a Lawrence Superior Court I probable cause affidavit, Indiana State Police investigated the theft. ISP alleges footage from a body camera shows Allen taking the money from a person's wallet, then placing it into his own wallet.

Allen is being represented by Bedford attorney Tim Sledd. James Gallagher is the prosecuting attorney.

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