Ex-chief indicted forabuse of official capacity: Grand Jury issues Class B misdemeanor indictment

Former Bowie Police Chief David Scruggs was indicted by the Montague County Grand Jury Monday for a Class B Misdemeanor, abuse of official capacity $20 to $500.

The 55-year-old Scruggs was processed through the sheriff’s office Monday evening after the sealed indictment was handed down according to the district attorney’s office. The indictment carried a $1,500 bond and he was released a short time later. The allegations stem from three incidents where Scruggs reportedly provided his son a police department pump key to pump gas into his personal vehicle.  Read the full story in the mid-week News.