Editors note: This article has been updated to correct the source of the information

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A former Vincennes City Police Chief and a retired police officer will serve a 30-month sentence after pleading guilty on Wednesday. 

According to court officials, Dustin Luking pleaded guilty to the charges of official misconduct and theft.

An investigation was launched in 2019 in which Indiana State Police found over $35,000 had been taken from the evidence vault.

Luking was also given a suspended sentence and probation and a later hearing will be held regarding restitution. 

To learn more about Luking’s case, read WTWO’s previous coverage.