LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A Lynchburg police officer has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly shoplifting.
The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office served a permitted warrant on Senior Officer Travis Dooley citing a larceny violation. The warrant related to an alleged shoplifting incident on Dec. 19 involving Dooley at a Kroger in Forest. Dooley was off-duty at the time.
Dooley has been employed at the Lynchburg Police Department for seven years. Dooley has been placed on administrative leave with pay pending the results of both a criminal and internal investigation.
The LPD is reviewing the incident internally. The Bedford Co. Sheriff’s Office is handling the criminal investigation.