Joplin Mayor Pro Tem Accuses City Manager of Revealing FBI Investigation Details
Joplin's Mayor Pro Tem is accusing the City Manager of wrongly revealing details of an ongoing FBI investigation. Bill Scearce held a press conference at City Hall this morning to say Mark Rohr had released info to a local newspaper about an investigation into a bookmaking operation that a tenant of Scearce's pled guilty to last year. Scearce says Rohr did so to get back at him for voting to have Rohr dismissed from his position last month:
"Mr. Rohr is intending to use this decades-old FBI investigation to discredit me politically. He's using it to deflect from the real issue, which is his management style and my criticism of it."
News Talk KZRG has reached out to Rohr for a response.