READING, Pa. - A Reading police officer accused of stealing thousands of dollars in money evidence is heading to trial.
Jodi Royer waived his preliminary hearing before a district judge in Reading.
Royer, a nearly 24-year veteran of the force, took money to support a gambling habit, officials said.
When authorities announced the charges against Royer last month, they said more than $14,000 was still unaccounted for.
Royer has been suspended from his job.
Allentown, PA 18102
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