Huntingdon Police Officer Arrested in Jackson

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON, Tenn. - A Huntingdon police officer has been arrested in Jackson.

Larry Bushart, Jr. has been charged with stalking.

According to court documents, Burshart's estranged wife filed a complaint against him after she said he was sending her harrassing text messages.

According to officials, Bushart is an employee with the Huntingdon Police Department, and has been there less than 90 days.

Officials said he is on paid leave while the police department does an independent investigation.

Bushart is currently free on $7,500 bond.

He is set to return to city court on January 3.


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