MT. PLEASANT, Pa. (KDKA) — The Mount Pleasant Borough Council has voted to fire its chief of police.READ MORE: Boy, 5, Falls From Second Floor Window
KDKA’s Ross Guidotti reports that multiple sources confirm council voted 6-3 to fire Mount Pleasant Police Chief Doug Sam.
A source close to the move tells KDKA that Sam was removed due to some council members belief that he was “not leading the department as they wished nor following appropriate borough procedures.”READ MORE: Police: 7 People Hospitalized After Two-Vehicle Crash, 1 Child In Critical Condition
Multiple sources confirmed Mt Pleasant Borough Council voted 6-3 to fire Police Chief Doug Sam. A source close to the move told me Sam was removed due to some council members belief he (Sam) was “not leading the department nor following appropriate borough procedures.”
— Ross Guidotti (@RossGuidotti) February 6, 2019
The exact nature of his alleged offenses is not being released.MORE NEWS: Indoor Mask Mandate Ends On West Virginia’s 158th Birthday
Mt. Pleasant Borough police Captain George Grippo Jr.has taken command of the department on an interim basis.