Salem's Finest?!! "The Evidence is GONE"

 Hope showed Stephan the evidence bag, then left it unsecured in an empty, unlocked room, knowing he was lurking around,  and then she is surprised it is taken! Also she talked within earshot of Stephan about Abigal being with Chad and starting to remember. Even if she gets the bag back, I doubt it would be admissable because "the chain of evidence" was broken.