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Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...
ONLY ON 3: Leland Police Chief Jayne withholds info on bank robbery; Councilwoman, town manager apologizeSubmitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 10:58pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...
ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New details on allegations of misconduct inside Leland Police DepartmentSubmitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Council directs police chief to ask SBI for investigation; Updated with SBI letterSubmitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:39am.READ MORE:
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...
ONLY ON 3: Leland Councilwoman wants police department investigated; Mayor Futch holding up approvalSubmitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:22am.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 7:57am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
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...