BEDFORD – The Bedford Board of Works placed Bedford Police Officer Morgan Lee on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into his conduct, following a complaint the department received.
Bedford Mayor Sam Craig, who is also a member of the Bedford Board of Works, could not comment on how long the investigation will take place.
A citizen complaint was received by the Bedford Police Department on June 8th. The alleged incident took place on January 8th and involves Lee.
Lee was informed of the complaint, the subsequent investigation and the decision to place him on administrative leave on June 21st during a meeting with Bedford Police Chief Terry Moore.
WBIW will update this story as more information becomes available.