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William Christie, Niles Cop, Accused Of Stealing Cash From Dead Man

04/06/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In November 2009, Officer William Christie, 48, responded to a call at a YMCA facility in Niles that a resident had died in his room, but before he left the scene Christie sealed the room and told the facility's staff that no one was allowed in the room, officials said.

"Christie then forwarded $274 to the sister, who lived out of state, along with a note indicating that to be the total amount of money recovered from the victim's room," said authorities.

However, Christie is accused of keeping more than six times that amount for himself: about $1700.

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