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City probe leads to firings

By Mandy Bourgeois | Published Thursday, May 27, 2010

The city of Bridgeport has terminated employees following an internal investigation.

According to a press release sent to the Wise County Messenger Monday evening, the city of Bridgeport launched an internal investigation May 19 when instances of city employee misconduct were brought to light.

“We had some improprieties going on that we discovered, and we turned it over to the police department,” said Mayor Keith McComis. “There were some employees terminated, and some employees we put on leave.”

McComis said that because the investigation is ongoing, he was unable to provide more information.

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