Willacy Co. Sheriff Under Investigation for Misuse of Funds
WILLACY COUNTY (KFXV) — The Willacy County Sheriff, Larry Spencer confirmed that their office is under investigation by the Texas Rangers and Homeland Security.
It stems from discrepancies found in use of funds from the “Stone Garden” and “Border Star” grants that pay for overtime work. As part of their protocol, the investigation will audit records regarding dispersal of funds. Sheriff Spencer told FOX NEWS that his office is fully cooperating with the investigation and providing all records asked for, and adds he hopes the investigation is resolved soon due to the financial situation the county finds itself in.