Millington police chief will resign this week

Millington Police Chief Ray Douglas
Millington Police Chief Ray Douglas

(WMC-TV) - Action News 5 learned that the Millington Police Chief will resign on Friday.

Chief Ray Douglas is accused of being part of an illegal gambling operation with other city leaders in 2011.

Alderman Don Lowry confirms after speaking with interim Mayor Linda Carter and Chief Douglas that the chief will be stepping down.

Former mayor Richard Hodges also resigned after a raid that uncovered the same operation Chief Douglas is accused of taking part in.

Mayor Carter called a news conference regarding the chief's future. It will take place at 9:30 Wednesday morning.

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