Holden, Missouri, police chief under investigation for domestic assault

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-01 11:39:02-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, April 1 | Neal is being charged in Cass County, Missouri, with third-degree domestic assault.

ORIGINAL STORY, March 31 | A police chief in Johnson County, Missouri, has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into domestic assault charges.

Trent Neal, Holden police chief, was booked Tuesday night in the Johnson County, Missouri, Detention Center on a charge of second-degree domestic assault.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating.

Neal has served as police chief since 2019, according to his Linkedin profile. He also worked for the Johnson County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office.

There is no additional information at this time.

Holden is roughly 50 miles southeast of Kansas City, Missouri.

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