Gag order lifted in Wood Co. jailer investigation
WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A gag order has been lifted in the investigation into a Wood County jail administrator who allegedly forged a document that allowed an inmate to be released.
David McGee is charged with two counts of tampering with evidence.
The Wood County District Attorney Jim Wheeler said the sheriff's office and Texas Rangers have finished their investigation and the next step is to present the case to a grand jury. Wheeler said no other jail staff was involved in the incident.
"Its an embarrassment to the officer that's been arrested. The rest of the officers that are still coming to work do a good job every day and they are proud of the work they've done," Wheeler said
Even though the gag order has been lifted, the affidavits and warrants in this case remained sealed.
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