The Windsor Locks Police Commission chairman has resigned after he was arrested in Florida.
Florida police said Micheal Royston, 49, was arrested after he tried to cash in a stolen lottery ticket.
Leon County Jail in Florida confirms that Royston was arrested on Thursday after he tried to cash in a ticket worth $520,000. Police said he stole the ticket from his niece.
Royston put out a statement saying, "I adamantly deny any wrong-doing in which I have been accused. I do not want this to affect the Commission or The Windsor Locks Police Department while I exonerate my name, therefore I have resigned from the Windsor Locks Police Commission. it has been an honor and a privilege serving the citizens of Windsor Locks."
Eyewitness News reached out to Steven Wawruck, the First Selectman of Windsor Locks, and he said he has no comment at this time.
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