More controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.
53-year-old Scott Lanxon will step down Feb. 3, having spent more than six years as fire chief in the city of 44,000 residents. He’s been with the department for 28 years.
Darough was found to have a felony amount of marijuana in his Alorton village vehicle during a traffic stop last month.
The indictment of Kinloch Fire Protection District chief Darran Kelley was announced Thursday.
As a result of the federal investigation, Eric Hinson resigned his positions as Chief at both the St. Clair Fire Protection District and the Ladue Fire Dept.
The U.S. Attorney’s office in St. Louis says 43-year-old Eric Hinson was indicted Wednesday on one count of mail fraud and five counts of tax evasion.