Police Chief’s Assistant Accused of Using City Funds to Buy Groceries
It’s reported that 44-year-old Shannon Davis, of New Brockton, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of first-degree theft of property.
Police spokesman Sgt. Billy Haglund says Davis had been Police Chief Thomas D. Jones’ administrative assistant for about 13 years. Davis resigned on Monday.
Jones launched a criminal investigation last week after noticing discrepancies in the city’s purchase orders.
Authorities say Davis purchased more than $5,000 in merchandise and charged it to the city of Enterprise over the past 18 months. It was not immediately clear whether she has an attorney.
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