(CBS) – A CBS 2 and Better Government Association investigation has led to the firing of a Dolton police sergeant.
Last month, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman questioned Anthony Bankhead about a missing antique gun.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisories In Effect; Snow Arrives For Monday Morning Commute
This week, Dolton’s new police chief terminated Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.READ MORE: Melissa Ortega, 8-Year-Old Girl Killed In Little Village Shooting, Had Just Emigrated From Mexico
Bankhead allegedly made false statements during an internal investigation.MORE NEWS: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
Bankhead is appealing the action and declined to comment.