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State Issued 16,000 Concealed Carry Permits In First Quarter

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Each county sheriff reports concealed handgun license statistics quarterly to the state.
8:27AM
May 14, 2014

Ohio’s attorney general reports that more than 16,000 new concealed-carry licenses were issued in the first quarter of 2014.

Ohio Supreme Court Puts Sheriff On Ballot For Committee Post

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Ohio Supreme Court rules Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott will be on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.
9:52AM
April 22, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered that a central Ohio sheriff be put back on the May primary ballot for a Democratic party committee post.

Judges: Franklin County Sheriff Can’t Run For Committee Post

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Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott will not be on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.
9:55AM
April 1, 2014

A central Ohio sheriff has lost his bid to get on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.

Delaware County Gets New Sheriff

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Delaware Police Chief Russell Martin began working in law enforcement in 1981 and in 2011 served as president of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.
7:19AM
May 17, 2012

Delaware City Police Chief Russell Martin will fill out the term of Walter Davis, who resigned after accusations that he misused county money during a training trip to the FBI Academy last summer.

Delaware County Sheriff Resigns After Funds Investigation

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Davis talks to reporters about his resignation as Delaware County Sheriff.
7:30AM
April
10, 2012

Walter Davis has resigned from his position as Delaware County Sheriff after agreeing to reimburse the county for misuse of funds during out-of-state trips where he reportedly met up with a female deputy.

Whom Do You Blame For The Zanesville Animal Deaths?

Posted: October 20, 2011

Sheriffs killed nearly 50 exotic animals near Zanesville after they were let loose by their owner who apparently committed suicide. Deputies say they had no choice but to shoot the animals. Officials and animal-rights activists say Ohio needs tougher regulations on exotic animals. Whom do you blame for the Zanesville animal deaths?

Sheriff’s Office Confiscates $8 Million In Counterfeit Goods

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Web sites like www.bagbliss.com help consumers tell the difference between real and counterfeit goods.
9:41AM
October
12, 2011

Confiscated goods include fake designer purses and NFL jerseys.

Shelby County Sheriff Indicted On Sexual Battery Charge

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Sheriff Dean Kimpel was arrested and released on $10,000 bond yesterday.
7:28AM
September 22, 2011

The charge stems from an allegation by a former Shelby county deputy who says Kimpel sexually assaulted her last summer.

Guns And Badges Stolen From Deputy’s Home

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A badge similar to those stolen from a Fayette county deputy's home.
12:54PM
August 24, 2011

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says another home was burglarized minutes earlier.

Zachary Scott Selected New Sheriff For Franklin County

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The Democratic Party selected Sergeant Zachary Scott to serve the unexpired term of the late sheriff Jim Karnes.
12:00AM
June
16, 2011

Franklin County has a new sheriff-in-waiting. The Democratic Party selected Sergeant Zachary Scott to serve the unexpired term of the late sheriff Jim Karnes. Official swearing-in ceremonies are pending.