MATA CEO resigns following arrest for patronizing a prostitute

The CEO of MATA is stepping down after being arrested for allegedly patronizing a prostitute.

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Ron Garrison cited health reasons in his resignation. However, sources tell FOX13 he was arrested Wednesday for patronizing a prostitute near a church or school.

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Garrison is being replaced by CAO Gary Rosenfeld until a new CEO can be found.

Garrison has been CEO since 2014.

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Our crews will be reaching out to both Garrison and MATA for comment. When and if we get a response, we will be sure to update you.

FOX13's chief investigator Jim Spiewak will have the full story tonight on FOX13 starting at 5.