Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove Police Chief

COTTAGE GROVE – As part of an independent investigation, the City of Cottage Grove placed the city's police chief and captain on paid administrative leave on Friday. The City declined to comment on what allegations have been made, or how far the investigation reaches. 

Cottage Grove police chief Scott Shepherd and capt. Conrad Gagner were both placed on paid leave Friday, said Jake Boone, the assistant to the Cottage Grove city manager Richard Meyers, on Monday. They will be kept on leave until the end of the investigation.

In a statement, Meyers says the . . .