UPDATE: Preacher and Utilities manager arrested in connection with Aberdeen Electric Dept. investigation

By Monroe Journal

More arrests have been reported in connection with the investigation of the Aberdeen Electric Department.

Ricky Bowen, minister of First Pentecostal Church in Aberdeen, turned himself in when a warrant for his arrest was issued for obstruction of justice and stolen property. Both are misdemeanors and are in connection with the investigation that is under way.

A warrant was also issued for the arrest of Utilities Manager Adrian Garth. At about 5:30 p.m. it was reported that Garth had turned himself over to the Aberdeen Police and remained in custody. Garth has been charged with two counts of felonious extortion.

The arrest were reported first at Monroe360.com.

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