January 3, 2017
UPDATE 1/3/17 @ 12:34 p.m.
ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Roane County Commissioners have passed a resolution to start the removal process of embattled Sheriff Matthew "Bo" Williams, according to the county prosecutor.
Court documents from December 30 reveal an emergency injunction to stop Williams from entering the Roane County Sheriff's Department and the Roane County Tax Office.
Williams is still under investigation by West Virginia State Police, related to a case of missing evidence during his time as a police officer with the Spencer Police Department.
Williams resigned as an officer in the city of Spencer in December.
Court documents state that Williams admitted to removing controlled substances from other law enforcement evidence lockers and admitted to a 1 and a half year addiction to methamphetamine.
The documents list that Williams admitted the details to Spencer Police Chief Greg Nichols, West Virginia State Police and Roane County Prosecuting Attorney Joshua Downey.
There is also physical evidence collected by law enforcement including open evidence bags with meth removed from the bags, according to the court order.
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