Former Hickman City Worker Arrested
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FULTON COUNTY - A former public works employee with the City of Hickman has been arrested on charges involving an inmate with his work crew.

KYTN is reporting that a press release from the Fulton County Detention Center said 47-year-old Joseph Benjamin Lattus, of Hickman, was arrested by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department on Monday afternoon.

The arrest came after an investigation of Lattus, who was allegedly providing drugs to an inmate who was on his work crew.

Charges were issued against Lattus that included first degree official misconduct, trafficking in methamphetamine, promoting contraband, bribery of a public servant, and tampering with physical evidence.

An official with the City of Hickman said Lattus left his position in public works about two weeks ago.

Published 10:35 PM, Monday Dec. 03, 2018
Updated 05:39 PM, Tuesday Dec. 04, 2018

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