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Troup Police Chief And Officer Arrested

The Troup police chief, Chester Kennedy, and police officer, Samuel Mark Turner, were arrested early this morning. Both men are facing felony charges.

Kennedy is accused of tampering and fabricating physical evidence. Turner is also accused of tampering and fabricating physical evidence, along with delivery of marijuana.

This investigation is ongoing, and started about 6 weeks ago. This morning, warrants were served.

The District Attorney, Smith County Sheriff's Department and the F.B.I. have put crime scene tape around the Troup city hall, along with the Troup Police Department.

Authorities have not gone into detail on the specifics of their investigation.

We will bring you more details, on MidDay, 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm newscasts.

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