Embattled Van Meter Police Chief Michael Merritt has been fired for misconduct, according to a news release issued by the city.Earlier post here Van Meter chief charged
Merritt was terminated last night during a special meeting held by the Van Meter City Council.
Merritt has been charged with felonious misconduct in office and insurance fraud. Both are Class D felonies carrying prison terms of up to five years on both charges.
Van Meter police chief fired
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