Grovetown police chief resigns - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Grovetown police chief resigns

GROVETOWN, GA (WFXG) -

Grovetown Director of Public Safety Gary Owens has resigned his post, effective Friday.

The resignation comes after a two day suspension by Mayor George W. James III following the escape of two inmates in late July.

James had said Owens "created a hostile work environment."

It's unclear who will fill Owens' shoes in the interim.

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