A former Carroll County jailer repeatedly mistreated jail inmates — which included forcing one to sleep in feces — and resigned under the threat of termination this summer, according to state records.
Carroll’s Main Street will lose four parking spots, but gain six, after City Council re-voted Monday on a request that will help move forward construction of the new Carroll County jail.
County leaders approved an $8.95 million bond sale today to build a new downtown jail that netted them an additional $1.7 million up-front payment because they agreed to pay a higher interest rate.
A rash of recent complaints about teenagers tossing toilet paper onto the trees and yards of town residents yielded a stern warning from the Carroll police chief this week: “The police department is going to take a zero-tolerance approach on this issue,” Chief Brad Burke wrote in an email to…
The current design of Carroll County’s proposed new jail now might be unfeasible after Carroll’s City Council voted Monday against removing four parking spots on Main Street to allow for the jail’s construction.
The first police officer Brad Burke hired after he was promoted to chief of the Carroll Police Department in 2015 was Jacob Smith, who, public records show, had been fired from his previous police job, in part, for engaging in a Facebook conversation with a 16-year-old girl while he was on duty.
The Daily Times Herald’s account of what led a former Carroll police officer to resign under the threat of termination in July 2017 was accurate, a district judge ruled Monday when he dismissed the officer’s lawsuit against the newspaper and its reporter Jared Strong.
A Carroll police officer resigned in July under the threat of termination for violating the department’s code of conduct, according to Police Chief Brad Burke.