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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 1:40pm.READ MORE:
A North Carolina Department of Justice spokeswoman says five former Leland police officers are no longer sworn law enforcement officers. Former Deputy Chief Karl Smith, Lt. Bill Kozak, Lt. Rick Dellapia, Ofc. Michael Landen and Ofc. John Blasingame all either quit or were fired last spring as the SBI investigated allegations of problems within the Leland Police Department. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 08/10/2012 - 9:00pm.READ MORE:
According to an online listing, former Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne's home in is under foreclosure. The four-bedroom, four-bath home in the Brookhaven neighborhood is listed for close to $340,000. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:58pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 11:21pm.READ MORE:
The Town of Leland is taking another step forward and putting the past behind it. Town Manager David Hollis announced Monday he has upheld the firing of former Police Chief Tim Jayne after Jayne appealed the termination. Hollis also announced Mike James as the police department's new interim chief. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 11:57pm.READ MORE:
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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 11:31pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
For months, we have been following the developing situation within the Leland Police Department. The many issues came to a head last week when Chief Tim Jayne was fired. Today, we sat down with Interim Police Chief Karl Smith to find out what he has planned for the future of the department. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
Tim Jayne was fired earlier this week, but we're still uncovering controversy within the department while he was chief with officers saying they did work in his neighborhood and at his home while on the clock. Full story...
Jayne's firing comes just a couple of weeks after the Town Manager announced Jayne had been put on probation last fall. That's when WWAY was the first to break the story about claims of corruption and officer misconduct at the Leland police department. WWAY's Katie Harden takes a look at our investigative reporting over the last several months.