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Fort Worth officer accused of stealing pricey shoes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A North Texas police officer has been charged with stealing a pair of pricey athletic shoes during a drug raid.

A statement from Fort Worth police says Sgt. Antoine Williams was booked Tuesday on a charge of theft by a public servant. Tarrant County jail online records show Williams was no longer in custody Wednesday.

Court documents indicate a man who lives at the home reported some Air Jordan sneakers, which sell for more than $100, missing following the raid.

Williams allegedly was seen by fellow officers carrying shoes from the residence. Investigators who searched the sergeant's home recovered shoes similar to those reported missing.

No publicly listed phone number could immediately be located for Williams, who's been a Fort Worth officer since 1999. He's now on restricted duty status.

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