Youngsville town administrator, son fired amid investigation
Posted June 30, 2011 12:27 p.m. EDT
Updated June 30, 2011 3:41 p.m. EDT
Youngsville, N.C. — Youngsville town leaders fired a high-ranking employee and her son amid a police investigation into possible criminal wrongdoing.
Town commissioners fired Town Administrator Brenda Robbins and Joey Patterson, the town's streets and maintenance supervisor. Both had worked for the town for more than a decade.
Youngsville Police Chief Daren Kirts said that felony charges are pending against Patterson, but would not specify what the charges are.
Kirts said that some wrongdoing involving Patterson had been going on for approximately six years and that Robbins was aware of it. He declined to specify what type of wrongdoing or release more details about the investigation.
Kirts said he asked Franklin County District Attorney Sam Currin to investigate.