One Mooresville Police Officer fired, another resigns


MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) – A Mooresville Police Officer has been fired and another has resigned.

Sergeant David Forston resigned effective Monday. Officer Tyquane White was fired Wednesday.

This comes as the town continues its review of a more than 5,000 page report from an outside agency investigating claims of a hostile work environment at the Police Department. Chief Damon Williams previously resigned and Captain David Call was fired.

Call was given a notice of termination Friday, November 15. He had been on paid administrative leave since June 3 along with Chief Damon Williams who resigned last week. Call was the supervisor of the agency’s criminal investigations division.

Deputy Chief Gerald Childress and Major Ron Chilton were both demoted to police officer November 1st.

Stay with WSIC for continued coverage of this developing story.