Jackson County sheriff fires two employees

Jackson County sheriff fires two employees

JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Two Jackson County Sheriff's Department employees were fired Wednesday morning.

According to Sheriff David Lucas, he terminated the jail administrator and a lieutenant for "improper disposal of inmate medication."

Lucas said his department has launched an internal investigation into the matter.

He could not elaborate on what happened or whom the individuals are pending the outcome of the investigation.

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