Yorkville cop charged with stealing painkillers

May 28, 2011 8:29:55 PM PDT
A southwest suburban police official has been charged with stealing painkillers from the department's drug collection program.

Yorkville Police Deputy Chief Dave Delaney is charged with felony possession of hydrocodone and theft of government property. He posted $2,500 bond Saturday after spending the night in jail.

Delaney has been placed on administrative leave. Illinois State Police are handling the case.