Police Chief Charged with Misconduct and Giving Compensation

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) - The police chief of the central Florida suburb where golfer Tiger Woods had his infamous 2009 crash has
been charged with misconduct.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokeswoman Susie Murphy
says Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor was arrested Wednesday. He faces one count of official misconduct and one count of giving compensation for official business.

Joyce Dawley of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Saylor stopped an investigation into the sexual battery of a child because it involved his friend.

Saylor's agency drew international attention following the crash of Woods' vehicle outside his home.

Saylor was ordered held without bond at the Orange County Jail and couldn't be reached for comment.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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