Former Rainsville Police officer arrested for theft

John Casey Jones was arrested by agents with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: Jan 4, 2019 9:51 AM
Updated: Jan 7, 2019 7:28 AM

A former officer with the Rainsville Police Department, John Casey Jones, was arrested Thursday evening by agents with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation on a second degree theft of a controlled substance charge. He's accused of stealing Hydrocodone, according the arrest warrant that was issued.

On October 28, the Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith received a formal complaint against John Casey Jones. After reviewing the complaint, Smith contacted the Alabama Bureau of Investigation with a request for a third-party formal investigation.

Jones was released approximately an hour after his arrest after posting a $7,500 bond. 

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