Ex-constable to appear in court over theft and fraud offences

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A former police constable from Sheffield was due to appear in court today charged with offences of theft, fraud and misconduct in a public office.

Jon Webb, of Millhouses, appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court charged with six fraud offences, five of theft, and one of misconduct in a public office earlier this month.

The 44-year-old is alleged to have committed the offences between June and December last year, when he was serving as a constable with South Yorkshire Police.

He was arrested in December and resigned from his post in May.

Webb appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court earlier this month when he case was sent to Crown Court.

He was released on bail to appear at Leeds Crown Court today.