(Vevay, Ind.) – He was supposed to be investigating the fake cash used at southeast Indiana casinos, not taking it.
Troy Knorr, a former Indiana State Trooper and investigator with the Indiana Gaming Commission, pleaded guilty Monday to official misconduct.
The plea agreement met with the Switzerland County Prosecutor’s Office will have Knorr sentenced to 18 months, however, the time behind bars will instead be spent on probation. The Columbus, Indiana resident must also pay court fees.
Other charges of Corrupt Business Influence, Forgery, and Theft were dismissed as part of the plea.
Knorr, 46, was working with the gaming commission at Belterra Casino in 2009 when an investigation found he took 16 counterfeit bills which had been passed at the riverboat.