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Officers from the Douglas Police Department have arrested Douglas Fire Chief Larry Wilson.

 

According to a press released posted on the police department’s Facebook page, officers arrested Wilson and charged him with two counts of pointing a pistol at another person and one count of criminal trespass. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on Dec. 31, 2019, at a residence in Douglas.

 

After speaking with numerous victims and witnesses and conducting further investigation, officers determined that probable cause existed to apply for arrest warrants for Wilson and others involved. On Jan. 5, 2020, detectives received warrants from the Coffee County Magistrate Court. The release stated that other arrests are expected.

 

According to the release, separate administrative personnel action is pending.

 

The City of Douglas Police Department has charged and arrested City of Douglas Fire Chief Larry Wilson with two counts of Pointing a Pistol at another and one count of Criminal Trespass. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on December 31, 2019 at a residence in Douglas. After speaking with numerous victims and witnesses and conducting further investigation, it was determined that probable cause existed to apply for arrest warrants for Mr. Wilson and others involved. On January 6, 2020 detectives applied for and received warrants from the Coffee County Magistrate Court. Other arrests are expected in the near future.

 

At this time, separate administrative personnel action is pending.

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