James Wagoner had been on administrative leave since a deputy alleged the chief threatened him.
By Brian Funk, Editor
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: March 25, 6:00 am)
INDEPENDENCE — Independence Police Chief James Wagoner has been returned to active duty after a brief administrative suspension that followed charges of communicating a threat to an investigator with the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department.
Wagoner was suspended after Virginia State Police served him with a warrant on March 18, charging the chief with “use of profane, threatening or indecent language over public airways or by other methods.” The charge is a class 1 misdemeanor.
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