Madison Police Officer Andrew Pullum pleaded not guilty Monday to stealing government property and being an unlawful drug user in possession of firearms.
Pullum was originally arrested Dec. 18 after a joint investigation involving MPD, the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
In the first charge, Pullum is accused of stealing $3,950 from the FBI on Dec. 17 after an anti-corruption probe, according to a Department of Justice release.
MPD officer arrested for government theft in anticorruption stingFederal authorities arrested Madison Police Department Officer Andrew Pullum Friday for theft of government property following an anticorruption probe and Read…
The second charge accuses Pullum of possessing 16 firearms while being a marijuana and cocaine user. The release states he possessed 12 handguns, 3 rifles and a shotgun. Users of controlled substances are prohibited from possessing firearms, according to the release.
If convicted, Pullum could face up to 10 years in federal prison for each count.