Indicted Former Officers Reach Plea Deal

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Two former high-ranking Glasgow police
officers have pleaded guilty to federal charges.

Johnny Lee Travis and Maxie Christopher Murray had been charged
with drug possession and intimidating a witness.

Travis and Murray, both former majors in the department, pleaded guilty to one count of Hydrocodone possession, a misdemeanor, and one count of intimidating a witness, a felony.

WBKO-TV in Bowling Green reports that prosecutors agreed to dismiss four counts of intimidating a witness, two for each defendant.

Travis and Murray will remain in home incarceration until their sentencing Aug. 4.

Attorneys for both men say they believe the plea agreements reached with prosecutors was fair.

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