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Pierce purchased small arsenal

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About a dozen guns, 149 ammo boxes and women’s jeans among his ‘city’ purchases

By Cindy Simpson

Former Rockwood public works director Tom Pierce amassed an arsenal of at least 11 guns and plenty of ammo on the city’s dime, according to a state investigative audit released Wednesday.
Pierce, who was indicted last week, is accused of using a city credit card and store card to purchase at least $32,725 in items between 2009 and 2012.
The charges include two counts of unauthorized use of a credit card and official misconduct. 


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