Investigation ends in Anniston public works department

New details in an internal investigation involving the city of Anniston's public works department.{} After a lengthy investigation, Anniston city manager, Don Hoyt, has cleared public works director, Bob Dean, on several allegations against several city employees.{} In a release Wednesday, Hoyt says the 12 allegations were delivered in a detailed report to council members and that the allegations are 'unfounded.'

Last week, Ronald Heining, a private citizen, got a tip that public works employees were allegedly doing work at Bob Dean's house.{} Heining decided to act on that tip by taking cell phone pictures of the house.{} Dean pressed criminal trespass and criminal surveillance charges against Heining.