FIRST ON 3: After week of controversy, Leland chief cancels walkabout


LELAND, NC (WWAY) – 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.

He sent the following email to the media this afternoon:

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“We have contacted the neighborhood leaders in Westport and Mallory Creek and informed them that the Walk tonight has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule this event in the near future.”


Timothy J. Jayne
Chief of Police
Leland Police Department

Jayne began his walks in June and has three to date: at Magnolia Greens, Windsor Park and Wedgewood.