Colby Turner is accused of submitting false claims for reimbursement
Colby Turner is accused of submitting false claims for reimbursement ( Source : twitter )


Officer Colby Turner of the Worcester Police Department has been detained. The report claims that he allegedly submitted nearly $45,000 in off-duty assignment slips for jobs that he did not perform. 

On July 21, the police department learned of potential criminal behavior involving Turner's off-duty tasks. He entered not guilty pleas on Tuesday after being detained on Monday on five felony charges of larceny over $1,200 and a misdemeanor charge of filing false claims for reimbursement.

Turner was charged with soliciting payment for off-duty tasks that he didn't perform and then accepting it anyhow. After the department learned of the claims the detective bureau launched an inquiry on July 21. 

The fake assignment sheets included information about five local firms between January 1 and July 20, 2022.

Who Is Colby Turner? Wiki 

Colby Turner is a Worcester police officer who has been on duty for the last five years. He made headlines after he was accused of requesting and receiving reimbursement for off-duty assignments. 

Colby's attorney Padraic Rafferty says that he is devastated due to the accusation. The statement from the attorney says that he comes from a very hardworking and respected family. 

Worecaster police officer Mr. Turner is facing five felony charges
Worecaster police officer Mr. Turner is facing five felony charges ( Source : telegram )

Turner is charged with soliciting payment for off-duty tasks that he didn't perform and then accepting it anyhow. The officer is accused of submitting 18 time slips that reportedly have unreadable authorized signatures. 

Numerous those with printed authorization seem to have made-up names. In addition, many also contradict the recordings of other officers who were on duty at similar places at the times Turner submitted, according to those recordings.

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How Old Is Colby Turner? Age Details 

As of 2022, Colby Turner is 33 years old, according to the documents. Though, the details of his exact birthdate are missing, as per the calculation, he was supposedly born in 1989. 

Considering that Mr. Turner made headlines for the fraudulent case recently, none of his personal details can be traced. While people have been wanting to know more about him, he remains to keep it private, as of now. 

Turner's case will have a pretrial conference on September 26. In order to prevent any potential conflicts of interest, the Worcester County District Attorney's office will not continue to handle the case after Tuesday's hearing, according to Scott Croteau, a spokesperson.

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Who Is Worcester Police Officer Colby Turner's Wife?

Worcester Police officer Coly Turner is supposedly married to his wife. However, the details of his spouse of his family are not available on the Internet currently. 

The department reported that Turner was taken into custody at the Worcester police station on Monday. He has pleaded not guilty to the accusation, as per the latest update. 

According to prosecution filings, Turner did not complete the assignments with the officers who actually worked the shifts. In addition, the companies mentioned on the slips also confirmed this to the police.