South Haven Police Chief Jason Boyd receives summons on 3 felony counts including theft and misuse of funds

first_imgJason BoydSumner Newscow report — The Sumner County District Court this afternoon has issued a summons upon the request of the Sumner County Sheriff’s office for Jason Boyd, the South Haven Police Chief. The summons include three felony counts including:  •Theft, a level 9 nonperson felony; •Misuse of public funds, a level 9 nonperson felony; •Interference with law enforcement, a level 9 nonperson felony. The Sheriff’s Office Detectives in an on-going investigation have presented an affidavit to the Sumner County Attorney’s Office today. The investigation was in regards to a citizen’s monetary donation made to the city of South Haven Police Department.Now it will be up to Sumner County Attorney Kerwin Spencer to file official charges, usually within the next 48 hours.Boyd was a Sumner County Commissioner District 3 candidate in 2014, who ran unsuccessfully in the Republican Primary against Cliff Bales. Boyd is the son of the late Sheriff Kenny Boyd and Cindy Boyd.Sumner County Sheriff Darren Chambers has abstained from any further comment, saying the case is now in the hands of the attorney’s office.Follow us on Twitter.Follow us on Twitter.last_img

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