ISP-Versailles Post Detectives Arrest Two Seymour Officers

The officers are charged with official misconduct, ghost employment and theft.

(Versailles, Ind.) – Two Seymour Police officers have been arrested after a lengthy investigation.

Detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post arrested former Chief William Abbott and current Captain Carl Lamb on Wednesday on charges of official misconduct, ghost employment and theft.

During the four-month investigation, detectives determined that Abbott was employed by Schneck Medical Center to schedule off duty officers to provide security at the hospital.

Abbott allegedly covered the duties at Schneck Medical Center while his was also working in his official capacity with the Seymour Police Department.

Lamb is accused of working outside employment for K4 Security while on duty as a Seymour officer. Detectives say Lamb was paid by K4 Security for those hours while also being paid by the Seymour Police Department.

The investigation determined that Lamb allegedly worked for BSafe Tactical and received payment while also on duty.

Abbott and Lamb have been taken into custody and are being held in Jackson County Jail.

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