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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.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
Nearly five months after WWAY first broke the story of Leland Police officer Sherry Lewis being shot in the crotch during a training exercise, the man at the top is out. Town Manager David Hollis says he fired Police Chief Tim Jayne first thing this morning. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 10:23pm.READ MORE:
For months, WWAY has followed the allegations of corruption and officer misconduct at the Leland Police Department. Today, the department's leader was fired. We spoke to a few people in Leland tonight to get their reaction to the news of chief Tim Jayne’s termination. Full story...
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.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 10:54pm.READ MORE:
At last night's Leland Town Council meeting, Town Manager David Hollis revealed that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months. In fact the reprimand came the very same night we first reported on the issues inside the Leland Police Department. Full story...
FIRST ON 3: Leland Town Council reveals Chief Jayne placed on probation in Sept., forced to pay restitutionSubmitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 8:22pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:52pm.READ MORE:
More than a dozen local D.A.R.E. programs have been set up in North Carolina, but one in our area has closed-up shop. The D.A.R.E. program in Leland is no longer around, but what has some supporters angry is what was done with the dollars raised. Full story...