PUBLIC SAFETY Sheriff’s deputies tampered with evidence and stole, lawsuit alleges Charles Brown Sr. is seeking $460,000 after a sheriff’s deputy allegedly stole guns and a TV from his home during an investigation. The deputy resigned in 2019. By Saphara Harrell - Salem Reporter July 28, 2020 at 5:05pm Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.