From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Delaware County Sheriff Walter L. Davis III resigned this morning.  Davis was the subject of a criminal investigation conducted by Union County Prosecutor David Phillips.

Davis allegedly “misused” public money during a training trip to the FBI Academy. In plain speak:  he stole public money.  While the exact amount of the alleged “misuse” has not been reported, it appears to not be a lot of money.

Phillips gave Davis a pretty sweet deal:  in exchange for his resignation and an agreement to repay the money, Davis will not face criminal prosecution.  Normally, theft by a public official is a […]

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