March 11, 2006 - Posted at 12:46 p.m. CST
LONOKE, Ark. (AP) _ The former Lonoke police chief and his wife
face additional felony charges and a third person has been charged
in an ongoing corruption investigation.
Jay Campbell, who resigned as police chief last month, and his
wife, Kelly Campbell, each has been charged with four felony counts
of residential burglary, five counts of obtaining a controlled
substance by fraud and one count of theft by receiving.
In addition, Amy Staley, a dispatcher with the Lonoke Police
Department, was charged with third-degree sexual assault. She is
accused of having sex with a state prison inmate.
Last month, the Campbells and bail bondsmen Bobby Cox and Larry
Gene Norwood were charged with drug-related and other felonies.
Lonoke Mayor Thomas Privett was charged with a misdemeanor for
allegedly using state prisoners to do work at his home.
The Campbells, Cox and Norwood are to be arraigned Monday in
Lonoke County Circuit Court. The mayor is to be arraigned April