A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Lawrence County Sheriff Kenneth W. Taylor has been indicted on official misconduct charges, accused of interfering with a traffic stop involving his nephew.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the one-count indictment from the Lawrence County Grand Jury came after a three-month investigation into the Dec. 16 traffic stop in Lawrenceburg.
A conviction on that charge could lead to ouster proceedings.
He was issued a criminal summons in his office Tuesday and is scheduled to appear in court in April. He did not return a message left at his office requesting comment. An aide said he was not in the office.
According to the indictment, Taylor directed other persons to prevent an investigation of a DUI case involving his nephew, Jarrod Bradbary.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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