City of Cairo selects interim chief of police

Giovanni Santos has been selected as Cairo's Interim Chief of Police. (Image via City of Cairo)

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
December 4, 2019

CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) — In wake of Cairo Chief of Police Keith Sandefur's arrest and subsequent resignation on Tuesday, the city has selected investigator Giovanni Santos as its interim police chief, Mayor Booker Gainor confirmed to WCTV.

The GBI arrested Sandefur on theft charges Tuesday. According to the arrest affidavits, he bought handguns using city funds.

WCTV has reached out to Sandefur, who has bonded out of jail, for comment. We are waiting to hear back.

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