COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The municipal court magistrate's office in Eufaula is under investigation.
The Alabama Bureau of Investigations (ABI) is looking into allegations of theft of property and use of office for personal gain.
One employee has been placed on administrative leave. Eufaula's mayor Jack Tibbs released a statement about the investigation, "We are accountable to the citizens that we serve and I am proud that our city auditors and members of my staff noticed some inconsistencies and took immediate action. The city of Eufaula has and will continue to cooperate fully with the ABI agents during its investigation."