It came out Wednesday that Houston's executive assistant Willis Logan - was in the room during a high level meeting when the destruction of Deputy Chief Cliff Buscher's internal affairs file was discussed and decided.
said the meeting took place on Apr. 25, the same day the files were shredded.
In his deposition, Chief Williams said Logan was there to "resolve" differences over what should be done about the internal affairs files.
"He walked into a meeting that was going on, he was not invited to the meeting," Houston said of Logan
stayed for the meeting because there was no reason to leave and said it sort of "fizzled out.
also said no decision was made while he
was in the room.
But over the course of an interview with ABC Newschannel 20
, Logan's description of who was there when the meeting started, changed.
"Actually, I was there by accident," Logan
said at first.
"I happened to walk in, and they happened to be there.
I really didn't know what the meeting was about"
Later in the interview he
said it was Williams and Buscher who walked in.
"Mark and I had been discussing issues related to the legal staff in the city - as we usually did - when other matters came up when the two chiefs came in," Logan
The full interviews with Logan
and Houston are available on ABC Newschannel 20's
website under "Raw News
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