JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) – We all know eBay is a great place to sell stuff you don’t want anymore.
A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officer sergeant found out it’s even better when the stuff you’re trying to sell actually belongs to you.READ MORE: It's National Florida Day So Here Are Some Fun Facts About The Sunshine State
Sgt. Richard E. Vercruysse was suspended for 45 days after he reportedly sold police-issued gear on eBay.
Citing an internal affairs report, the Florida Times-Union reported that Vercruysse made $60.50 in the sale of a gun belt, a double magazine holder and a badge wallet. The report says the items were given to the sergeant for use on the job and were expected to be returned if he retired or resigned.READ MORE: 'Really A Reckless Decision': Gov. DeSantis On FDA's Decision To Revoke Emergency Use Of Certain Mononclonal Antibody Treatments
The report says Vercruysse admitted to investigators that selling the items was a dumb move.
Investigators say the items were sold by an eBay user known as milkman25.MORE NEWS: Family Makes Plea To Help Find Driver In Fatal Hit-And Run Crash In Pompano Beach
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