Leachville has a new police chief

Leachville has a new police chief

LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A local police department now has a new chief after the previous one was fired earlier this month.

Chief Chris Ellis was sworn in by Mayor Ralph Wells according to a post on the Leachville Police Department Facebook page Friday.

The position was vacant after Wells fired former Chief Steve Lancaster on Oct. 2.

Lancaster was reportedly terminated for "several reasons" although the mayor did not go into specifics.

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