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St. Martinville Police Chief suspended

Posted: 10:33 AM, Aug 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-07 11:33:09-04

St. Martinville Police Chief Rickey Martin has been suspended.   

Councilman Juma Johnson confirms Martin’s two day suspension is a disciplinary action.

Martin was appointed chief in December, under the former administration. 

Melinda "Mel" Narcisse Mitchell is now mayor, having defeated incumbent Thomas Nelson in a run-off in April. 

This is a developing story; we’ve reached out to the chief and the mayor for more information.