FBI confirms ‘law enforcement action’ taken at Athens City Schools superintendent’s home

FBI confirms ‘law enforcement action’ taken at Athens City Schools superintendent’s home

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - A spokesperson for the FBI confirms that “law enforcement action” was taken at the home of Athens City School Superintendent Trey Holladay on Tuesday morning.

Athens Superintendent
Athens Superintendent (Source: ACS)

The FBI spokesperson couldn’t elaborate on what that action was.

WAFF was able to reach Holladay on the phone, Holladay said he couldn’t comment on the action at this time.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson also said he would not comment on the FBI operation.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office is not involved in the operation, according to its spokesperson.

Athens City Schools sent the following statement: “The school system has learned that federal officials were engaged in a law enforcement action at Dr. Holladay’s private residence earlier today. The system is monitoring the situation, and will assist with any requests by those officials. The system refers further inquiries about the matter to Dr. Holladay’s legal counsel and the federal officials involved.”

We’ve reached out to other officials at the state and local level and are waiting to hear back.

Holladay has been Athens City Schools superintendent since 2013, according to the school system’s website.

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