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Waynesboro police chief stepping down

Chief Oscar Lewis Chief Oscar Lewis
WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

The chief of police in Waynesboro is stepping down.

According to officials of the Waynesboro Police Department, Chief Oscar Lewis will return to his hometown of Columbus, Mississippi, to serve as police chief.

Lewis became chief in Waynesboro in March of 2015.

His last day on the job has not been determined, officials said.

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