Wed. 2:30 p.m.: Patrolman placed on paid leave

GIRARD – A city police officer was placed on paid administrative leave after his home was raided Saturday night during a party.

Police officials said they had received information weeks ago that there had been parties involving underage drinking at the home of Patrolman Larry Neely at the 532 Mosier Road.

Police said they found alcohol and marijuana on the premises Saturday night. They said they are conducting internal and criminal investigations they hope to have completed by early next week.