The official said Thursday that the chiefs are accused of trying to sell photos and other information to a tabloid. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no charges have been filed.
The official says the suspected burglary took place in mid-May in Martins Ferry in eastern Ohio. The allegations against Martins Ferry Police Chief Barry Carpenter and Bridgeport Police Chief Chad DoJack surfaced about a week later.
Messages were left for them and Broderick's publicist.
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