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Salisbury Chief Accused Of ‘Criminal Activity’

SALISBURY (CBS) – On the North Shore, the police chief in the town of Salisbury has been placed on leave, following allegations of criminal activity.

A member of the Board of Selectmen confirmed to WBZ News Radio that Salisbury Police Chief David L’Esperance is on administrative leave. There is no word on what the alleged criminal activity involved.

 Doug Cope reports

The town manager has relieved L’Esperance of duty until further notice and an investigation will be conducted.

L’Esperance has been police chief in Salisbury for four years. He previously served as a Sergeant in the West Newbury police department.

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