The Legislature’s human resource manager wrote that Wilson undermined an investigation by claiming the incident didn’t happen.
As part of a plea deal, Cecil Trent Yeisley, 24, must serve three years on probation for felony assault and a misdemeanor charge of failure to stop for a police officer after a high-speed car chase.
The law allowed some low-risk offenders to avoid jail time. Critics of the law have linked it to a rise in some crimes in parts of the state.
U.S. Courts has hired new officers to deal with the release of drug offenders. Some “are not going to succeed. … It’s our job to minimize the harm they are going to create,” chief of probation said.
Department of Corrections Commissioner Ronald Taylor says the proposal would not be realistic without additional funding.
Taylor James Pass is wanted on an alleged probation violation following a Minnesota conviction for murder.