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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:28am
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FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the meeting stated that Chief Ricky Albritton and assistant chief
Justin Yruegas are the only
full-time employees. The
names of three potential 
new full-time employees
were submitted for the board to consider and one — Darin Owen — was approved. Court records by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office shows...

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