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Ex-Chief of Fire Department held with theft charges in Chicago

Jan 09, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

The former fire chief of Oak Forest, who resigned two years ago amid an investigation into questionable purchase invoices and was reassigned as a lieutenant, is accused of using city funds to pay for his wifes vehicle repairs, according to court documents.

David G. Griffin, 46, was arrested Dec. 28 and charged with felony theft, official misconduct and forgery, records show.

A criminal complaint states that, while acting as fire chief in December 2014, Griffin billed the city for $3,...