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Police officials resign after arresting city councilor's son


VIAN, Okla. (AP) — A police chief and an officer in an eastern Oklahoma town have resigned, citing pushback they say they faced after the recent arrest of a city councilor's son.

The Tulsa World ( ) reports Vian Officer Lindsey Green resigned on Monday and Police Chief Ted Johnson followed suit on Wednesday, tendering his resignation effective next week.

"This was about sending them a message," Johnson said. "We were never told we were going to be fired or dismissed, but if you go against council like I did, I knew eventually where this was heading."

Green arrested Jo...

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