Monday, August 26, 2013

8-27-13 waupun police officer resigns

A Waupun police officer accused of  burglary and leading authorities on a high speed chase has officially resigned.   The Waupun Police and Fire Commission is expected to accept Lt. Bradley Young's resignation when it meets Thursday, Aug. 29.  Waupun Police Department Deputy Chief Scott Louden said Young submitted a letter of  resignation last week.  Department officials placed Young, a 22-year veteran of the department, on administrative leave following the alleged crimes earlier this month.  But Louden tells WFDL news he is relieved that Louden has voluntarily stepped down.  Young, was arrested Aug. 6, and is in the Burnett County Jail.   Young faces multiple charges in  Green Lake County for burglary and stealing a car. He also is charged in Barron County for
allegedly stealing a car and leading police on a high speed chase.   Charges of breaking into a cabin and eluding police are pending in Burnett County.   Louden said the state is looking into additional charges against Young.  The Waupun officer admitted to investigators that he had burglarized Piggly Wiggly in Waupun.

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