Cottage Grove Police Chief, Captain on leave amid investigation
Cottage Grove’s Police Chief and Captain are on paid leave pending the results of an internal investigation.
According to The Cottage Grove Sentinel, Chief Scott Shepherd and Captain Conrad Gagner have been off-duty since July 29.
No information is available about the cause of the investigation or a timeline for its completion. In the interim, former Sherwood Police Chief Jeffrey Groth is leading the department.