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Athens Sheriff Handed 25 Count Indictment

Athens Sheriff Handed 25 Count Indictment
Posted January 31st, 2014 @ 3:25pm

Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was served with a 25 count indictment Friday. 
The charges include theft in office, tampering with evidence, perjury, and dereliction of duty.

Kelly has been the subject of an ongoing investigation. A grand jury has met several times to review the case.

Kelly released a statement to ..WBNS-TV in Columbus that said in part..."I have not committed or attempted to commit a criminal act, nor have any of my employees.
We will now discuss this injustice in a court setting where the facts will be presented."


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