A Pea Ridge police officer is being investigated for possibly sending inappropriate text messages.
The city released the following statement about the investigation into Capt. Eric Lyle:
“The city received information on Jan. 14th and immediately opened an investigation,” the statement said. “The investigation does center around inappropriate text messages. The officer requested leave pursuant to a federal statute. The city is analyzing its duties and responsibilities under the federal act.”
Stay with KNWA as more details become available.