Former Flomaton chief case settled

Published 2:29pm Friday, October 5, 2012

Former Flomaton Police Chief Geoff McGraw pleaded guilty in a Florida court Friday to a misdemeanor assault charge.

The plea wraps up a case in which McGraw had been charged with third-degree kidnapping and false imprisonment relating to a suspect he allegedly chased from Alabama over the state line into Florida.

McGraw was sentenced to pay court costs and restitution.

For more on the story, see Saturday’s edition of The Brewton Standard.

  • mlphillips

    This situation is really tragic in a way. This officer was in hot pursuit. I believe some states have a law to cover this type of pursuit. Too bad there isn’t one between Alabama and Florida. When you think about it a little bit, it should be a Federal issue since it involves two states.

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