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FIRST ON 3: Former Leland officer talks about shooting, harassment within department

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video Former Leland Police officer Sherry Lewis says she has been to hell and back in the last couple of years. For the first time since settling her harassment claim with the town of Leland, Lewis is talking about her experience in the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Police Chief Jayne withholds info on bank robbery; Councilwoman, town manager apologize

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff responds after Leland rejects offer to help

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New details on allegations of misconduct inside Leland Police Department

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Council directs police chief to ask SBI for investigation; Updated with SBI letter

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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. Full story...
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Leland Town Council meets tonight to discuss "personnel actions"

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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. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Councilwoman wants police department investigated; Mayor Futch holding up approval

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video We're the only local news outlet following allegations of corruption and misconduct within the Leland Police Department. Today, a town leader came forward to talk about what she thinks needs to be done. Leland Town Councilwoman Martha Currie wants Mayor Futch to call a special meeting to discuss hiring a private investigator to look into the allegations but says Futch won't pull the trigger on the meeting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA asks AG to help with Leland; AG has different story

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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. Full story...
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StarNews Editorial: Make Leland Police investigation thorough, timely and public

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The Leland Police Department is under suspicion, and whether or not that suspicion is justified, town officials owe it to residents and the officers to complete an ongoing investigation as soon as possible. And when it’s completed, the results – for better or for worse – should be made public. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Officers did work at Leland chief's house on town time

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video We are still uncovering more details of alleged corruption within the Leland Police Department. We've told you all week about issues with the department and Police Chief Tim Jayne. We've learned today that Jayne has had officers do work on his home and around his neighborhood for other homeowners. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland's top cop recommended for termination

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video We've been telling you since last week about all the issues with the Leland Police Department and specifically Police Chief Tim Jayne. We've now learned there was a recommendation that Jayne be fired earlier this year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland town leaders won't say much about police drama

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video So what do Leland town leaders think about all the drama going on in the police department surrounding Chief Tim Jayne? We tried to tack them down today, which was a lot tougher than you might think. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland Town Council doesn't have to hide behind "personnel issues"

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State law says Leland town leaders don't have be afraid about talking about personnel issues in public, if the problems at hand are damaging the credibility of the police department. North Carolina General Statute § 162A-6.1 (7) states that Farris, with the approval of council, can talk with anyone, including the media, about someone's personnel file if it means maintaining public confidence in the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Memo from former Leland town employee says police chief lied on training report, Leland residents react

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video Two days after Officer Sherry Lewis was shot, Chief Tim Jayne came in and fraudulently signed the attendance roster. Chief Jayne drove down to Fort Fisher for lunch. He did not attend the training course. Tim Jayne’s name is the last name on the roster. Lieutenant Rick Dellapia and Lieutenant Bill Kozak told me to contact Training and Standards. If Tim Jayne does not obtain all of his required training hours he would lose his law enforcement license and would have to go back through basic law enforcement training. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: After week of controversy, Leland chief cancels walkabout

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After a week of controversy involving a former officer shot in between the legs with training ammunition and revelations that he punched another officer during a bachelor party, Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne canceled his neighborhood walkabout scheduled for tonight. Full story...
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