Bridgeport, Ill. Chief of Police arrested after domestic situation

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Bridgeport, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at approximately 10:22 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 responded to the 700 block of Adams St, Bridgeport, IL for a domestic disturbance.  Once on scene, an investigation led by ISP Troopers led to the arrest of Scott M. Murray, 46-year-old male of Bridgeport, IL.  Murray was charged with Domestic Battery and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm.  Murray was transported to the Lawrence County Jail where he bonded out on a $40,000, 10% to apply bond. 

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Sumner and Bridgeport Police Departments assisted ISP District 12 in the investigation.  This case has been turned over to the Lawrence County State’s Attorney’s Office with no further information being released by Illinois State Police.

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