Recently reinstated Saltillo officer resigns

Lee County StockSALTILLO – The police officer reinstated by the Saltillo Board of Aldermen on July 10 has resigned from the police department.

The Saltillo Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to formally and unanimously accept the July 31 resignation of Officer Mark Roberts.

Roberts was suspended with pay, along with two other officers, by former Mayor Bill Williams and then reinstated after the July 10 due process hearing before the city’s board.

Mayor Rex Smith said there was not an explanation for Roberts’ resignation in the formal request letter.