New Bedford city worker, who was a former cop, accused of stealing city property

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WNE) — A New Bedford city employee is accused of stealing city property.

Lt. Scott Carola said Stephen Greany worked for the Department of Fleet and Facilities Management. He has since been fired.

Carola said that on March 8, during a search of Greany’s home, they found a variety of stolen city-owned items, including a gaming console, fire alarms, and a bullet-resistant vest.

Police also found 2 pounds of marijuana, 30 strips of suboxone, over 129 tablets of Alprazolam, 10 vials of testosterone (steroids), 49 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition, and $6,400 in cash, said Carola.

Greany was charged with larceny-related offenses pertaining to his theft of city property. He was also charged with possession of class B and D substances with intent to distribute and possession of ammunition without license.

The 54-year-old, Carola said, was a former cop who served time in federal prison for corruption-related charges from an investigations in the late 90s.

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