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Putnam County Sheriff's Office being investigated

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The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into possible allegations of misconduct and misuse of law enforcement equipment at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into possible allegations of misconduct and misuse of law enforcement equipment at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
The employees being investigated have been put on leave during the investigations. The employees being investigated have been put on leave during the investigations.

The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into possible allegations of misconduct and misuse of law enforcement equipment at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

A spokesperson from the Ohio Attorney General's Office says they have an open investigation on a Putnam deputy for misuse of a law enforcement database, they are also reviewing a possible harassment case by another Putnam County deputy, a special prosecutor is reviewing the case for possible charges.

The Bureau of Investigation is doing a preliminary inquiry involving allegations of criminal misconduct at the county jail, but they have not opened a formal investigation into the incident. The employees being investigated have been put on leave during the investigations, they say they will not release or confirm the names of the employees unless charges are filed.

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