Bay Minette police chief retires weeks after being found guilty - FOX10 News | WALA

Bay Minette police chief retires weeks after being found guilty of illegally dumping sewage

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Clarence Crook III (City of Bay Minette) Clarence Crook III (City of Bay Minette)
BAY MINETTE, AL (WALA) -

Bay Minette Police Chief Clarence Crook is retiring, according to the city's mayor. 

Mayor Bob Wills said Chief Crook's last day will be August 30. 

This announcement comes just weeks after Crook landed into trouble, because of his side business, Crook Septic Service.

Crook was found guilty of two counts of illegally dumping sewage by the Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board (AOWB).

For those counts, he was fined $2,000, and his septic pumping license was revoked. 

FOX10 News Investigates uncovered this issue after receiving an anonymous tip about the dumping. 

Investigators with the AOWB said Crook had admitted to dumping sewage in his pasture. 

Crook has declined to speak with FOX10 News on camera about the issue, but has told us over the phone, "life happens, you deal with it, and you move on."

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