Former Carrollton Officer To Appear In Court

| January 14, 2013
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A former Carrollton police officer charged with felony assault related to a September shooting is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday morning. According to the probable cause statement, Lynn Ward was attempting to apprehend a suspect involved in an earlier dispute when the individual ran from the scene. Ward allegedly chased after the suspect, drew his weapon, and shot at the individual.  The 50-year-old Lexington resident was relieved of his duties at the Carrollton Police Department shortly afterwards. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing in December. Ward is scheduled for 9 a.m. tomorrow (Tue.) in Carroll Co. Circuit Court.

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