CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have arrested CMPD Detective Nyvia E. Keene after an investigation concluded that she falsified her city time sheets.
Keene has been charged with one count of obtaining property by false pretense.
“The actions of this officer do not reflect the character of the dedicated men and women that wear the badge of the CMPD with honor. We will continue to hold officers to the highest standards and accountable for their actions,” said Chief Rodney D. Monroe.
She was hired on Jan. 22, 2007, and was assigned to the North Tryon Division.
She has been placed on unpaid administrative leave pending a criminal and internal investigation.