Chief of police of Jeanerette resigns

Marvin Grogan (Photo: Lafayette Parish Correctional Center)

Aprill Foulcard, Mayor of Jeanerette, announced on Thursday that Marvin Grogan has resigned his position as Chief of Police for the City of Jeanerette, effective immediately.

Gloria Lombard will remain in the role of interim Chief of Police for the city until a permanent replacement is appointed.

Mayor Foulcard and the City Council will hold a public meeting regarding the issue tomorrow at 12:00 at Jeanerette City Hall.

Marvin Grogan was arrested last Friday by Lafayette Metro Narcotics agents as part of an investigation into a Lafayette Gentleman’s Club. Grogan has been charged with one count of malfeasance in office and three counts of compounding a felony.

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