A Providence police officer has been arrested for stealing coupon inserts from the Providence Journal, authorities said.
Police said Officer Jesse Ferrell, 49, who is a 19-year veteran of the Providence Police Department, was busted after an undercover operation at a distribution center for the ProJo.
People at the distribution facility contacted Providence police two weeks ago about the coupon theft. Officers then conducted surveillance of the building and caught Ferrell Friday morning.
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