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Former McMinn Co. Property Assessor releases first statement since arrest

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Jerry Anderson issues statement

Former McMinn County Assessor of Property Jerry Anderson has released his first public statement since being arrested on Oct. 15. Anderson submitted his letter of resignation from his job last Thursday afternoon.

Athens Attorney Chuck Pope, who is representing Anderson, released a statement on Anderson's behalf Monday afternoon.  It was published in the Daily Post Athenian.

The statement reads: "Mr. Anderson turned in his resignation effective close of business on Thursday, Oct. 24. He did so believing this action was best for his family and his community.

"He thanks his friends and supporters and humbly asks for their continued support and prayers."

You can read the rest of this story at the Daily Post Athenian.

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