SP village administrator cited for soliciting prostitution

Published 1:13 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2015

SOUTH POINT — South Point village administrator Pat Leighty, 76, was cited by Huntington police Monday afternoon for soliciting prostitution.

“We cited him to municipal court at about 2:40 p.m. (Monday),” Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli, said. “He has a court appearance at 9 a.m. on Nov. 3.”

Ciccarelli said that Leighty was also in an official village vehicle at the time of the citation.

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South Point Mayor Ron West said Leighty is resigning from his position at the end of the month.

A call to Leighty’s office was not returned by presstime.