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Denton Parole Officer Arrested, Accused Of Receiving Drugs From Parolee

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) - A Denton parole officer is in jail, accused of getting hydrocodone pills from a parolee.

Michael Lee Bush, 52,  is facing charges for possession of a controlled substance.

Michael Lee Bush
Michael Lee Bush (credit: Denton Police Department)

Investigators say they were tipped off that Bush had been receiving hydrocodone pills from a parolee.  Yesterday he he set up an unscheduled meeting with a parolee in the parking lot of the parole office where he works. So investigators set up from a distance to watch.  They say the parolee gave Bush hydrocodone pills at that meeting.

Bush is in the Denton City Jail awaiting arraignment. Denton Police say this is an ongoing investigation.

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