Officer accused of throwing away evidence in domestic violence case

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CROTONA PARK -

An officer from the Bronx is under fire for allegedly throwing key evidence in a domestic violence case into a pond.

Officials are investigating Officer Elbert Tim after divers were forced to search a pond in Crotona Park for a missing machete.

Tim and his partner answered a domestic violence call on Valentine's Day and disposed of the items afterwards.

According to published reports, Tim has already admitted to throwing the machete along with a bat taken from the home into the pond.

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