Officer Blair Suspended Without Pay

by Staff on March 31, 2010 · 2 comments

in Local

The WBIW website reported yesterday that a public hearing would be held over the suspension of a Mitchell police officer.  City officials would not say, however, who the suspended officer was.

A source has confirmed to me that the suspended officer is Officer Steven E. Blair.



  1. […] Blair was placed on suspension, without pay, last month by Chief Presnell after Mayor Dan Terrell filed a complaint against Blair, alleging that, while serving as the Chief of Police, he surreptitiously recorded a private conversation between himself and the Mayor.  Blair then allegedly gave the recording to former Officer Randy Phelix, who subsequently brought a lawsuit against the City of Mitchell. […]

  2. […] public hearing was scheduled for today, April 12th, over the suspension of Mitchell Police Officer Steven Blair.  Yesterday evening, while attempting to find out the […]

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