Leland Town Council
FIRST ON 3: SBI, Attorney General investigating Leland Police Department
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 11:30pm.

The North Carolina Department of Justice confirms there is an active investigation into criminal allegations made against the Leland Police Department. DOJ spokeswoman Noelle Talley says the SBI opened the investigation November 1.

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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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Third Leland candidate drops out of council race
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 12:30pm.

For the third time since mid-August a candidate for Leland Town Council has dropped out of the election. The Brunswick County Board of Elections says Kerrie Wallace withdrew today.

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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff responds after Leland rejects offer to help
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 10:59pm.

video Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram offered his internal affairs investigator for free to look into a slew of allegations within Leland's police department, including sex at the station house, an officer pulling his gun on a colleague and an alcohol-fueled fight involving the police chief. But at last night's town meeting, council members voted against the plan.

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Leland Town Council votes to hire new manager, shoots down another investigation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 10:59pm.

video There has been a cloud of allegations surrounding the town of Leland's police department for quite some time now. Two of the most recent include officers using the police station for sexual liaisons and an incident where one officer pointed a gun at another. The town has asked the S.B.I. to help investigate the allegations.

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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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Leland's future leaders address current problems
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 10/12/2011 - 9:48pm.

video Leland's future officials came together tonight at Cape Fear National for a meet and greet with the public.

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SBI might refuse to investigate Leland PD; Council may have broken open meetings laws
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/07/2011 - 10:59pm.

video We have learned through two highly placed independent sources in Brunswick County that the FBI is already investigating allegations of misconduct and corruption within the Leland Police Department. According to one of those sources, the SBI will usually defer to the federal agency so as not to double investigate a case.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Council directs police chief to ask SBI for investigation; Updated with SBI letter
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:59pm.

video The Leland Town Council used a special meeting Thursday night to instruct Police Chief Tim Jayne to send a letter to the SBI requesting an investigation into allegations of criminal activity within the Leland Police Department and the possible release of personnel records by a former town employee. READ LETTER TO SBI INSIDE.

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Leland Town Council meets tonight to discuss "personnel actions"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:39am.

video After an ongoing WWAY NewsChannel 3 Investigation into allegations of misconduct and corruption within the Leland Police Department, the Leland Town Council has called a special meeting at 7 p.m. to discuss what Mayor Pro Tem Brenda Bozeman calls "personnel actions." Leland residents are encouraged to be at the meeting.

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