A Gloucestershire county councillor has resigned his position on the county's police authority after accepting a caution for theft.
Alan Preest, a Conservative councillor, was arrested on Friday in connection with an incident at a supermarket in Lydney and cautioned.
A Gloucestershire Police Authority spokesman said the councillor had resigned with immediate effect.
Mr Preest was unavailable for comment on Saturday.
He represents the Lydney North Ward of the county council.
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Conservative Councillor - Theft