Southside Police Chief arrested, charged with public intoxication

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SOUTHSIDE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Southside Police Chief was arrested Saturday, according to jail records.

Chris Jones, who was serving as Southside’s Police Chief, was booked into the Etowah County Jail on a charge of public intoxication, jail records report.

His bond was set at $500.

For the past several months, SPD’s Blake Ragsdale has been serving as acting chief while Jones was on leave.

Ragsdale said any statements would need to come from Southside’s mayor Monday.


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