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Windsor Locks Police Commission chair resigns after being arrested

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CT (WFSB) -

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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