The Drug Enforcement Administrationís Control Over Weapons and Laptop Computers Follow-Up Audit

Audit Report 08-21
March 2008
Office of the Inspector General


Appendix III
Circumstances and Actions Taken for Lost and Stolen Weapons
Item
Number
DEA
Form 29
Report Date
Description of Incident Action Taken
1 11/1/2001 Weapon determined missing during inventory. Clearance
2 9/6/2001 Weapon reported destroyed in Bombing and fire in1990. Clearance
3 1/18/2002 Weapon stolen from Special Agent. Clearance
4 4/19/2002 Weapon determined unaccounted for during inventory - Assigned to deceased agent. Action taken to remove weapon from inventory in March 2002. Clearance
5 5/29/2002 Weapon stolen from Special Agent's privately owned vehicle parked at a school. Suspended 1 day
6 5/30/2002 Weapon stolen -- left weapon on boat loading dock area - walked away - came back later and weapon was gone. Suspended 1 day
7 6/12/2002 Weapon stolen from an official government vehicle parked at restaurant while Special Agent had lunch. Special Agent transferred to another agency before action taken. Administratively closed
8 10/17/2002 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle while agent was exercising at public facility. Suspended 3 days
9 7/31/2002 Weapon stolen from unattended official government vehicle parked at hotel. Suspended 1 day and paid $516.63
10 11/20/2002 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle at autobody shop; Special Agent left weapon in range bag in the car. Suspended 1 day and paid $471.00
11 12/9/2002 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle parked at shopping center. Suspended 3 days
12 11/22/2002 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 1 day
13 12/10/2002 Weapon left at range or removed from official government vehicle-unknown. Suspended 2 days and paid $210.00
14 10/20/2002 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle while Special Agent was in Canada. Suspended 3 days
15 1/13/2003 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle while at restaurant. Suspended 1 day and paid $532.13
16 3/3/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended 1 day
17 3/3/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended 1 day
18 2/27/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle while at gym. Suspended 3 days
19 3/4/2003 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle while Special Agent was shopping. Suspended 3 days
20 5/7/2003 Weapon lost transferring between official government vehicle and privately owned vehicle. Suspended 1 day
21 4/30/2003 Weapon lost out of motorcycle day pack during day trip. Suspended 1 day
22 2/6/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 4 days
23 9/22/2003 Weapon stolen from briefcase in residence. Clearance
24 11/3/2003 Weapon & official government vehicle destroyed in a wildfire. Clearance
25 1/26/2004 Weapon was missing a part when Special Agent reported for military duty. Letter of Caution
26 5/20/2004 Weapon stolen from Special Agent's locked residence which had burglar alarm. Clearance
27 2/26/2004 Weapon stolen from residence - forced entry. Clearance
28 4/30/2004 Weapon stolen from residence in Lima, Peru. Clearance
29 9/9/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at restaurant. Suspended 3 days
30 7/21/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at a summer rental house. Suspended 5 days
31 9/1/2004 Weapon lost – unable to determine when and where. Suspended 30 days
32 9/2/2004 Weapon lost – Special Agent lost backpack and was unable to determine where. Suspended 1 day and paid $237.82
33 10/12/2004 Weapon lost – Special Agent/Primary Firearms Instructor failed to follow up after sending for repair. Letter of Caution
34 10/19/2004 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle parked at friend's residence. Suspended 3 days and paid $185.95
35 1/10/2003 Weapon lost – Special Agent/Primary Firearms Instructor failed to put weapon into office inventory. Letter of Reprimand
36 10/12/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 4 days
37 10/12/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 4 days
38 10/14/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at restaurant. Suspended 3 days
39 11/22/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at convenience store while Special Agent was buying coffee. Suspended 2 days and paid $292.22
40 11/15/2004 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left weapon in official government vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended 4 days and paid $953.60
41 11/15/2004 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left weapon in official government vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended 4 days and paid $953.60
42 2/7/2005 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left weapon in official government vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended 2 days and paid $138.12
43 1/4/2005 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left weapon in privately owned vehicle that was burglarized. Suspended for 3 days
44 2/18/2005 Weapons stolen – inactivated weapons used as part of the DEA's road museum. Clearance
45 2/18/2005 Weapons stolen – inactivated weapons used as part of the DEA's road museum. Clearance
46 2/18/2005 Weapons stolen – inactivated weapons used as part of the DEA's road museum. Clearance
47 3/16/2005 Weapon stolen from residence in Puerto Rico. Clearance
48 3/16/2005 Weapon stolen from residence in Puerto Rico. Clearance
49 4/18/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked in front of residence. Suspended 3 days and paid $151.55
50 7/1/2005 Weapon lost - not sure where or how loss occurred; may have fallen into trash basket at work. Letter of Reprimand
51 8/23/2005 Weapon stolen apparently by moving company employees. Clearance
52 8/23/2005 Weapon stolen apparently by moving company employees. Clearance
53 10/5/2005 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon on roof of car and drove off. Letter of Reprimand
54 11/25/2005 Weapon that cannot fire live ammunition lost – determined missing during inventory. Clearance
55 11/28/2005 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left firearm in his official government vehicle which was burglarized. Suspended 3 days
56 10/18/2005 Weapon stolen – Special Agent put weapon in purse while at social function at bar in Jamaica. Suspended 3 days
57 1/4/2006 Weapons stolen – Special Agent /Primary Firearms Instructor had weapons in official government vehicle parked in residence driveway. Suspended 7 days
58 1/4/2006 Weapons stolen – Special Agent /Primary Firearms Instructor had weapons in official government vehicle parked in residence driveway. Suspended 7 days
59 3/29/2006 Weapon stolen – Special Agent placed in a briefcase and left behind in a restaurant. Suspended 1 day
60 3/16/2006 Weapon stolen out of Special Agent’s office. It was believed that a carpet installer stole it. Clearance
61 12/13/2005 Weapons (shotguns) stolen out of official government vehicle. Suspended 4 days
62 12/13/2005 Weapons (shotguns) stolen out of official government vehicle. Suspended 4 days
63 6/29/2006 Weapon stolen when parents' home was burglarized. Clearance
64 7/18/2006 Weapon stolen – Special Agent's residence burglarized. Clearance
65 4/12/2006 Weapon stolen – Special Agent assigned to Bogota left firearm in his official government vehicle to go inside a school building and his vehicle was burglarized during the 50 minutes he was inside. Suspended 5 days
66 4/16/2006 Weapon stolen when Assistant Special Agent in Charge left firearm in his official government vehicle which was broken into and his personal firearm was stolen. Suspended 5 days
67 10/13/2006 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at middle school while Special Agent watched a football game. Suspended 7 days
68 11/17/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked in restaurant parking lot. Suspended 5 days and paid $474.93
69 9/8/2006 Weapon stolen – Special Agent left firearm in official government vehicle while getting lunch and vehicle was burglarized. Suspended 7 days
70 2/5/2007 Weapon stolen – Special Agent put firearm in glove box because nightclub was searching patrons and he didn't want to give away that he was law enforcement. Administratively Closed
71 9/5/2006 Weapon stolen when residence was burglarized. Clearance
72 5/8/2007 Weapon stolen when residence was burglarized. Clearance
73 4/5/2007 Weapon stolen when residence was burglarized. Clearance
74 11/28/2001 Weapon lost in transit to receive for repairs. Clearance
75 7/12/2002 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon at police firing range. Letter of Caution
76 7/29/2002 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence in driveway. Suspended 1 day
77 7/29/2002 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked in residence driveway. Suspended 1 day
78 11/22/2002 Weapon stolen when Special Agent left the weapon in an official government vehicle for 3 days. Letter of Caution
79 6/4/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 3 days
80 11/21/2002 Weapon stolen from hotel room - Special Agent out on balcony. Clearance
81 10/14/2003 Weapon stolen from police vehicle while Special Agent had lunch. Suspended 1 day
82 1/16/2004 Weapon stolen from locked bedroom at residence. Clearance
83 8/18/2003 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle while watching son at football practice. Suspended 4 days
84 12/17/2004 Weapon stolen from official government vehicle parked at residence. Suspended 5 days
85 9/20/2005 Weapon stolen from privately owned vehicle parked in residence driveway. Suspended 3 days
86 1/25/2006 Weapon stolen by Special Agent's son. Clearance
87 10/18/2005 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon on airplane. Suspended 7 days
88 12/12/2005 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon on airplane. Suspended 3 days
89 12/4/2005 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon in airport restroom. Letter of Caution
90 4/25/2006 Weapon lost – Special Agent left weapon in supermarket. Suspended 5 days
91 4/6/2007 Weapon lost or unaccounted for – during Hurricane Katrina response on August 30, 2005, multiple weapons were provided to commissioned local law enforcement officers and documentation was not always obtained. Clearance
Source: OIG analysis of DEA Board of Professional Conduct case files



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