Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Officer's Violence Charges Dropped; She Had to Pay Court Costs, Attend Anger Management Counseling

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Officer's Violence Charges Dropped; She Had to Pay Court Costs, Attend Anger Management Counseling

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Byline: Terry Dickson

Charges have been dismissed against a Brunswick police officer who was charged in October with family violence and disrupting a school, court records show.

After Marsha Myers-Bue had completed anger management counseling and had paid $146 in court costs, the State Court solicitor moved to dismiss the charges against her Thursday and the judge granted the dismissal, records show.

Myers-Bue was arrested Oct. 23 when she got into a fight with her step-daughter in a hallway at Brunswick High where school officials had called for the assistance of a parent, Glynn County school officials said at the time.

The Glynn County school police investigated the incident and arrested Myers-Bue on charges of battery under the family violence act and disrupting a school. The Brunswick Police Department's command staff went to the school to examine video surveillance of the incident and initiated an internal affairs investigation.

She was booked into jail and has not worked as a police officer since. Myers-Bue resigned from the force and the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, or POST, suspended her certification.

Myers-Bue's lawyer, Alan David Tucker, said he is working to get her reinstated to the force. …

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