CHICAGO (CBS)– Former Indiana officer Larry LaFlower was sentenced to 15 months in prison for stealing nearly $188,000.
LaFlower stole the money while he was in charge of the money for a Fraternal Order of Police Lodge in Porter County.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
LaFlower pleaded guilty back in October to one count of wire fraud.READ MORE: COVID In Chicago: Glitches Cause Concerns for Those Who Have Signed Up For COVID-19 Vaccine At United Center
He explained the crime to the judge as stemming from his gambling addiction.MORE NEWS: Senate Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill; What Does It Mean For You?
Following his 15 months in prison, LaFlower will also have two years of supervised release.