Annapolis, MD -- Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Wes Adams makes the following statement:

"My office was contacted by the City of Annapolis Police Department on June 9 to discuss an ongoing internal investigation by the Annapolis Police Department as well as to review evidence of alleged wrongdoing related to an Annapolis City Police Officer as it related to a missing sum of money.

My office reviewed the evidence and determined that there was not sufficient evidence that was admissible in a criminal proceeding to support charges against the police officer.

We do not take lightly our responsibility to investigate and to evaluate evidence of wrongdoing. When there is sufficient evidence to support criminal charges, even if against a police officer, we will not hesitate to prosecute the person charged with wrongdoing.

In this instance, there is insufficient legal evidence to support criminal charges of wrongdoing."