Bebb Agrees To Reinstate Child Abuse Prosecutor Who Had Charged Him With Assault

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

10th District District Attorney Steve Bebb has agreed to reinstate child abuse prosecutor Cynthia Lecroy-Schemel, who had charged him with assaulting her last week.

The Cleveland Police Department had referred the matter to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, but it now will apparently be dropped.

The DA's office said, "Both Steve Bebb and Cincy Lecroy-Schemel are and have been passionate, both as prosecutors and as people.

"In many offices, disagreements sometimes arise among peers. The District Attorney's Office is no exception to this rule.

"In regard to the events of last week, in the best interest of the office and the people of the district, a resolution has been reached wherein General Bebb has reinstated Ms. Lecroy-Schemel to her position as assistant district attorney.

"The office continues to function as usual and will continue to provide the best service possible to the citizens of the 10th Judicial District."

DA Bebb, 74, is not seeking re-election.


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