- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) - Officials in Millington say the city’s police chief has resigned amid an investigation into money that was reported missing from the police department’s evidence room.

The city said in a statement Tuesday that police chief Frank Tennant has resigned and one veteran member of the department has been fired for dereliction of duties.

The statement says other members of the department may also be disciplined as the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probes how funds went missing from the evidence room. The money was discovered missing on Aug. 20, and the TBI began investigating the next day.

The statement does not say how much money was missing. But the city says it gave a check in the full amount to the family of a Jimmy Wayne Smith on Monday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide