New Details on Former Police Chief in Bowie

There is new information as to why the former police chief in Bowie was fired from his job.

He held the position for nearly 20 years.

David Scruggs was terminated on the basis of theft and harassing another employee.  The Texas Rangers Corruption Unit is conducting the investigation.  Newschannel 6 filed a Freedom of Information Act to obtain this information.

Scruggs had worked for the Bowie Police Department since the 1990's.  He was fired in January 2014.  The Bowie Police Department recently hired Guy Green to take over the position.  He is a 17 year veteran of the department.