01/12/2011

Fla. police chief charged with misconduct

Daniel Saylor is the chief of police in the suburb where golfer Tiger Woods had his infamous 2009 crash

Associated Press

WINDERMERE, Fla. — The police chief of the central Florida suburb where golfer Tiger Woods had his infamous 2009 crash has been arrested and charged with misconduct.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokeswoman Susie Murphy says Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor was taken into custody Wednesday morning. He faces one count of official misconduct and one count of giving compensation for official business.

Saylor's agency drew international attention following the crash of Woods' vehicle outside his home. Saylor's officers were among the first people to respond to the crash.

Saylor was ordered held without bond at the Orange County Jail and couldn't be reached for comment.

Murphy says she couldn't immediately go into further details on the arrest.

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