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Sunday, May 20, 2012

[SC] "Emotions running high over billboards criticizing Iva Police"


EMOTIONS RUNNING HIGH OVER BILLBOARDS CRITICIZING IVA POLICE
Anderson Independent Mail
By Kirk Brown
Posted May 17, 2012
[Excerpts] Tempers are flaring in this feisty mill town over a pair of eye-catching billboards bashing the Iva Police Department. “Chief of police is a thief and town clerk and mayor know it” is one of the billboard messages. Another message refers to domestic violence, “underage children” and sex in police cars... The Holleys say the domestic violence portion of the message pertains to [Iva Police] Officer [Tim] Richey, who previously worked at the Calhoun Falls Police Department. Records show that the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office responded to three calls involving Richey and his estranged wife between Feb. 15, 2008 and April 25, 2008. No one was arrested or charged as a result of those calls... [Full article here]
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