15-year Metro Veteran
Booked Thursday on Felony Charges
Suspended Without Pay
The Las Vegas Review Journal is reporting that Laurence C. Watterson, a jailer at the Clark County Detention Center has been charged in Henderson with felony child abuse or neglect. Watterson, who was hired by the Metropolitan Police Department in 1998, was given a walk-through booking at the Henderson jail.
Metro officials stated the case was being investigated by Henderson police who have not commented in the investigation.
Watterson received $141,980.05 in total pay and benefits from taxpayers in 2011.