Garvey Trial Begins In Washington County

Day one in trial of a former Belpre Police Officer is now underway.

David Garvey is on trial in Washington County, he is facing charges of obstructing justice, theft in office and tampering with evidence.

Authorities say those charges stemmed from a case Garvey handled back in June of 2007.

After opening arguments wrapped up two Belpre Police Officers took the stand in the case.

Garvey also faces a fourth charge of bribery that to how a case was handled in the Belpre Mayor's Court in 2004.

Garvey has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.