Murray County officers on paid leave during GBI investigation

Murray County officers on paid leave during GBI investigation

August 28th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Former Chief Magistrate Bryant Cochran and Angela Garmley. Garmley's accusations against Cochran initiated a state investigation that led to the judge's resignation.

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MURRAY COUNTY, GA. - Two Murray County officers are on paid leave, pending the results of a GBI investigation into the arrest of the accuser of a local judge.

Chief Deputy Ray Sitton tells Channel 3 Captain Michael Henderson and Officer Josh Greeson have been placed on paid leave while the GBI conducts an investigation into the arrest of Angela Garmley on a drug charge.

Garmley, who accuses now former Chief Magistrate Judge Bryant Cochran of asking for sex while working on her case, was arrested August 14.

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