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Former police dispatcher pleads guilty

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By Staff Reports

Burgandy Bobbitt, a former dispatcher for the Galax Police Department, has entered a “no contest” plea to 15 charges of making “annoyance calls” to Fries resident Heather Shaffner last year.
The calls are classified as a Class 3 misdemeanor, for which the state of Virginia limits fines to $500 or less per charge.
In court in Floyd County on Feb. 3, Bobbitt was found guilty on the 15 counts and fined a total of $2,054, including court costs.


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