Police officer indicted by grand jury

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, TN -(WMC-TV) – A Halls, Tennessee police officer was indicted by a grand jury on charges of official misconduct and theft Tuesday.

Jason Colvin, 32, is accused of obtaining a handgun from a person known to be a convicted felon and attempting to sell the gun at a pawn shop. These incidents allegedly happened while he was working as a police officer.

Colvin is charged with three counts of official misconduct, theft of more than $500 but less than $1,000. He is also charged with accessory after the fact and facilitation of a felony and compounding.

He is being held in the Lauderdale County Jail. He was originally placed on paid leave from the Halls Police Department but is now on unpaid leave.

http://www.wmctv.com/story/18708996/police-officer-indicted-by-grand-jury

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