Asheville Police captain accused of intimidating co-workers fired

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ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – An Asheville Police Department captain has been fired.

A third party investigation found Capt. Stony Gonce intimidated and was hostile towards other officers.

Employees went as far as to say they were scared for themselves and their family because of his actions.

It also found Gonce tried to interfere with the department’s investigation into former officer Chris Hickman, who is accused of beating a man during a jaywalking incident.

Gonce has been on paid suspension since March.

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