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THE RANT: A look at Chief Jayne's "action plan," Leland's personnel policy & state law for "misuse of property"
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:30am.

Best I can tell, Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne has a free ticket to ride. The man has broken a multitude of policies and laws, yet he skates by with not a slap-on-the-wrist, but more like a light tap.

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FIRST ON 3: Leland Town Council reveals Chief Jayne placed on probation in Sept., forced to pay restitution
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 8:22pm.

video During a meeting Thursday night, the Leland Town Council announced that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months and ordered to pay restitution for use of a town vehicle.

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THE RANT: Leland should take a lesson from East Spencer
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 4:36pm.

Have you heard yet about the two firefighters in East Spencer who shocked a junior firefighter nine times with a stun gun during a department Christmas party? Sounds familiar doesn't it? Sort of like when Leland Police Officer Sherry Lewis was shot between the legs with simulated ammunition during a training exercise last February.

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THE RANT: It's official: Leland is out of control
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 12/08/2011 - 11:59pm.

And I don't mean that in the "cool, funny, you're out of control, dude!" sense. I mean it in the classic "there is no one at the helm of this ship" way. That was blatantly apparent at last night's special closed session meeting.

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THE RANT: Leland Police Chief Jayne calls media coverage "witch hunt"
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Fri, 12/02/2011 - 1:51pm.

Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne did his first interview this week with the 'Local News Review' since allegations surfaced of misconduct within his department and says the stories reported here and in the Wilmington 'StarNews' are a "witch hunt."

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ONLY ON 3 & THE LNR: Leland leaders set for big pay hike
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:38am.

video Voters in Leland will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new mayor and two new members of town council. When those three people take office, the town's elected leaders will be getting a significant pay raise.

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New Leland Town Manager gets to work
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:43am.

video Today is day one for Leland's new Town Manager. With the controversy surrounding the town, we wanted to know how David Hollis plans to hit the ground running in his new position.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland Police Chief Jayne withholds info on bank robbery; Councilwoman, town manager apologize
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 10:58pm.

video Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne's beef with WWAY apparently runs so deep, he withheld information from the public about an armed man who robbed a credit union Friday to prove his point.

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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New details on allegations of misconduct inside Leland Police Department
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:59pm.

video We are learning more about issues within the Leland Police Department. We've told you about the alleged fight between Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne and one of his officers last year during a bachelor party in myrtle beach. Now a witness has come forward.

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ONLY ON 3: DA asks AG to help with Leland; AG has different story
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:22am.

video Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David told us he has asked the Attorney General to appoint another attorney to be the point person for anyone who wants to come forward with allegations against the town or the police department, but the AG's office says that's not exactly the case.

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