Maricopa County Constable resigns after Republic investigation

Doug Clark, the constable for the Agua Fria Justice Precinct who was additionally on the middle of an Arizona Republic investigation, is resigning this weekend, citing medical causes, in keeping with preliminary reporting executed by

Clark submitted his resignation letter this week to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, and can depart his position on Saturday, AZFamily reported.

Clark is beneath a number of investigations for his involvement in a capturing that occurred in July this year, when he admitted to getting into into an evicted tenant’s dwelling together with his deputy constable, Steve Perkins, once they shouldn’t have. A gunfight prevailed, and the tenant, 32-year-old Marcus Mungeam, later died by gunshot wounds to the top and neck, however neither Clark nor Perkins admitted to capturing him. 

A month later, Clark pulled his gun on one other tenant being evicted who was attempting to safe his canine from escaping or attacking the constable. The individual filed a criticism in opposition to Clark, who then provided money to the tenant to place him up. 

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