Diboll police chief suspended

The City of Diboll has placed Police Chief Ricky Conner on paid administrative-leave as of Thursday, Aug. 7.

City Manager Dennis McDuffie confirmed the suspension Friday, but would not release any details.

“It’s a personnel issue and we have a process to address this,” McDuffie said, adding that City Council members will discuss the matter during closed session of the regular council meeting, which is set for 5:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11.

McDuffie did say that he expected a resolution in “one to two weeks.”

DPD Sgt. Steve Baker has been designated interim chief.