Sangray resigns from Highway Patrol
Details not released on reason he was placed on administrative leave
Less than two months after being placed on administrative leave, the head of the local nine-county district of the Montana Highway Patrol will end his 22-year career with the force.
Montana Highway Patrol announced this week that Capt. Brad Sangray has submitted his resignation effective May 31.
Sangray was placed on nondisciplinary administrative leave April 11, with Major R.V. Moody stepping in as interim director of the district.
Anastasia Burton, a Montana Department of Justice spokeswoman, said Moody will continue to act as director District 8 until someone is promoted to take Sangray’s place.
The district runs from Glacier and Pondera counties through Teton, Liberty, Hill, Chouteau, Blaine, Phillips and Valley counties, with the district office in Havre.
Col. Kent Hickethier, head of the Montana Highway Patrol, said in April that the agency could not comment on the reasons Sangray was placed on leave.
The patrol this week released the letter informing Sangray he was be...
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