Springfield Town Council names new interim police chief

Springfield Town Council names new interim police chief

SPRINGFIELD, LA (WAFB) - In Livingston Parish, Steve Meyers has been named Interim Police Chief of Springfield after a unanimous vote by the town council.

He'll replace James Jones who resigned as part of a deal with the Attorney General's office to avoid possible jail time for his alleged role in helping cover up a DWI.

Mayor Charles Martin is also accused, but has yet to decide whether he will accept the same deal.

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