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Former sheriff Lawrence Hodge back in court

A former sheriff, who admitted to using his job to deal drugs and steal money, is scheduled to be back in court on Monday.

Lawrence Hodge has already been sentenced to 15 and a half years in prison on federal charges related to his time in office in Whitley County.

The hearing deals with state charges of abuse of the public trust.

An investigation is also now underway into how much money hodge is spending, while he is locked up.


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