Popular Douglas County Fire and EMS Chief Roderick Jolivette has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation by Douglas County according to the Douglas County Sentinel.

According to the publication, Douglas County opened an investigation into the 2021 hiring of a man allegedly wanted in Madison County Alabama.

According to the Douglas County Sentinel, 39-year-old Daymetrie Williams was arrested in June of 2019 for felony theft by deception charge by Madison County law enforcement.

The report said Deputy Fire Chief Miles Allen will be acting as interim Fire Chief.