Third person charged with stealing Boston police officer’s gun

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WHDH) - A 24-year-old Rhode Island man was arrested in connection with the theft last week of a Boston police officer’s gun.

Kyle Benford is charged wtih larceny of a firearm and conspiracy.

Last week, police in Pawtucket arrested 25-year-od Neish Rivera and 22-year-old Melissa Dacier. Police say the two strippers were hanging out with the officer when the gun was taken from his personal car.

Boston police have since put that officer on leave.

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