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Trooper indicted for stealing marijuana

Published: Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:57 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2013 at 8:09 PM EST
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Jaa Tucker was arrested by the Early County Sheriff's Office this morning
Jaa Tucker was arrested by the Early County Sheriff's Office this morning

BLAKELY, GA (WALB) - A former Georgia State Patrol Trooper is indicted for stealing marijuana from the Post evidence locker, and giving it to teenage girls.

Jaa Tucker was arrested by the Early County Sheriff's Office this morning.  He posted bond and was released.

He is charged with theft by government employee, distribution of marijuana, and violation of oath of office.

The Thomasville GBI Post is handling the investigation. A GSP source says that Tucker was fired last year.

WALB will have more information later.

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