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Former Columbia Police Chief Sentenced

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Former Columbia Police Chief Joe Van Parkman, 51, plead no contest to the misdemeanor charge of failing to keep records according to court documents.

Assistant Attorney General Marvin Sanders said between May 1 and Dec. 31 2008, Parkman did not keep an accurate inventory of items owned by the Columbia Police Dept.

The Marion Co. Circuit Court withheld Parkman's plea and ordered him to pay a $500 fine, over $400 in court costs and put him on six months probation.

 

Photo Credit:  The Columbian-Progress

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