Police are looking into the actions of a Madison County government employee, but little more about the situation is known. Edwardsville Police Chief Jay Keeven confirmed an investigation is taking place, but would not say in which office the person works.
A motion was reportedly filed with the Third Judicial Circuit for appointment of a special prosecutor, due to a potential conflict with the county’s prosecutor. Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons was out of the office and unavailable for comment on Monday.
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