Two LC Police lieutenants on administrative leave

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - KPLC 7 News has confirmed two Lake Charles Police lieutenants have been put on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation into payroll discrepancies.

As first reported in the Lake Charles American Press, both lieutenants,  James Viney and Frank Adams,  have been with the Lake Charles Police Department for more than twenty years. The alleged payroll discrepancies may have caused the officers to receive a higher rate of pay than they should have.

Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach confirms there is an investigation but says he cannot give any details.

Lake Charles Police officials say they can neither confirm or deny whether there is an investigation."

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