Columbia County Officials Confused By DA’s Resignation

(Portage) Officials in Columbia County say they are shocked by the allegations outlined in the resignation letter of former Columbia County District Attorney Tristan Eagon. She cited “strong arm” tactics and intentional efforts to kept her office under-staffed.  Eagon had been on the job for just less than three months when she unexpectedly quit on Tuesday. County Board First Vice Chair Dan Drew says he does not think anybody in county government understands what she’s talking about.  Drew says the county does not make hiring decisions for the district attorney’s office.