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Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 9:03am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 12:21am.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 Cliff Pyron on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:44am.READ MORE:
More than a week after Tim Jayne was fired as Leland Police Chief, accusations from his days in office continue to come to light. One Leland resident says the police have been harassing him for months he says they helped his ex break into his home and steal from him. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:04am.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/10/2012 - 12:31am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 12:56am.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 Sat, 02/04/2012 - 12:59am.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 Thu, 02/02/2012 - 12:54am.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 - 11:23pm.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...