Trump Appointed EPA Official Arrested on Ethics Charges

An EPA official appointed by President Donald Trump has been arrested on criminal ethics charges stemming from his alleged violations of Alabama ethics laws.

Trey Glenn, regional director for EPA’s southeast region, was indicted on Tuesday. reported then:

A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted the Southeast regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and a former Alabama Environmental Management Commissioner for violating state ethics laws.

Charges include multiple violations of Alabama’s Ethics Act, including soliciting a thing of value from a principal, lobbyist or subordinate, and receiving money in addition that received in one’s official capacity, according to the Alabama Ethics Commission.

Glenn was arrested on Thursday and booked into the Jefferson County Jail. He was released an hour later after posting bond.

His first court appearance has not yet been set.

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