Former Holly Springs Police Officer Convicted on Five of Six Counts

A former officer with Holly Springs Police Department has been convicted on five of six counts of making false statements to police. A Cherokee County Grand Jury convicted Steven Shane Ladner yesterday. Ladner claimed in May of 2013 that he was "wounded by shrapnel from a grenade explosion in Central America when his unit came under firewhile he was on active duty in the United States Army and the he received a Purple Heart Citation due to his injuries" The United States Army

has no record that Ladner obtained his Purple Heart Citation.

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