Officer Claims Warrenton Chief Drew Gun on Him
The mayor of Warrenton said the town is investigating. The town board has also been briefed, and the town attorney is looking into the allegations.Posted — Updated
Officer Ray Collier said Chief John Younts threatened to shoot him, so Collier filed a complaint with the Police Benevolent Association in Raleigh.
The group said it took the matter very seriously and brought it to the attention of the town. The mayor of Warrenton said the town is investigating.
Younts became chief on April 2. Nine days later, Collier said, the chief pulled a gun on him.
The town board has been briefed and the town attorney is looking into the allegations. The mayor said he has heard of no other complaints about Younts.
The chief did not return WRAL’s phone calls.
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