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Former Police Officer Sentenced in Embezzling Case

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- A former Des Moines police officer has been sentenced for embezzling thousands of dollars.

Tarry Pote worked as treasurer for the department's gym. He resigned last January after he was caught peering into the women's locker room from an exterior window.

Officials say he also stole $22,000 during his time as treasurer.

Tuesday, a judge sentenced Pote to a 10 year suspended prison sentence and two years of probation.

He'll also have to pay back the full $22,000 he stole.

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